By The Evangelist News Edition, June 8, 2023. Admin.
AKwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, today, was received in audience by President Bola Tinubu ( GCFR) at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, on a scheduled courtesy visit.
During the meeting, Governor Eno, congratulated the President on his assumption of Office, and conveyed the best wishes of the Government and the good people of Akwa Ibom State to the President.
President Tinubu, ( GCFR) who displayed a deep knowledge of Akwa Ibom State in his response said that he was very happy to receive Governor Eno, adding that he will support the A.R..I. S.E Agenda of Governor Eno’s Administration.
Speaking with State House Correspondents after the courtesy visit, Governor Eno said he was on a mission to build political and economic bridges for the good of Akwa Ibom State in particular and Nigeria in general. “ I needed to come here and congratulate the President on his assumption of Office as the President and Commander- in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria”.
According to Governor Eno, he used the opportunity also “to brief the President on the progress we have made in Akwa Ibom State and solicit his support for the completion of the Ibom Deep Sea Port project, the Calabar-Itu Road and the Export Free Zone license for the Maintenance, Repairs and Overhaul (MRO, ) hanger at the Victor Attah International Airport, Uyo, which is the only MRO in West Africa”.
According to Governor Eno: “Politics is over. It’s time for governance. We must do whatever it takes to bring the dividends of democracy and good governance to the people of Nigeria and Akwa Ibom State in particular”.
The Governor, also commended the President whom he said received him “extremely very well”.