Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has thanked God for blessing the state with good leadership and for the increased development achieved since the state was created 35years ago.
Emmanuel who spoke during a media parley with members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) Akwa Ibom State Council, as part of activities marking the anniversary of the state’s creation, particularly thanked God for his administration’s achievement in the past Seven years despite the challenges of recession.
His words: “God has been so good to Akwa Ibom State. Today at 35 we are waxing stronger, we are more United, we’re moving forward, and by the special grace of God we will reach our destination, and our goals.
” As a State we have been so blessed with good leadership from day one till today. And let me say here that in the past Seven years I have been in the saddle of this state. Only God knows why Udom Emmanuel had to be a governor at a time like this.