Udom Emmanuel, Man With Proven Track Records To Save Nigeria


Udom Emmanuel, Man With Proven Track Records To Save NigeriaWith Nigeria currently in an abysmal state and as the economic hardship bites harder, 2023 presidential election will determine if the country will experience a rescue or a further downturn.

As the politicking gains momentum, the big question in the minds of many Nigerians remains: who can rescue and restore Nigeria from the current economic quagmire? One with proven track records like Akwa Ibom Governor, Udom Emmanuel, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), comes to mind.

Within seven years since Mr. Udom Emmanuel assumed leadership of Akwa Ibom State, the state has witnessed enviable developments in different sectors.

The 55-year-old Governor first came into office in May 2015. He contested for the office of governor in the April 2015 elections on the platform of People’s Democratic Party.

Following a successful four-year tenure, Mr. Emmanuel was re-elected as the governor of Akwa Ibom State on May, 2019.

Within this period, he has brought his vast wealth of private sector experience to bear on the management of the resources of Akwa Ibom state.

With the Five-Point Agenda of his first term and the Completion Agenda of his second term as blueprint, Mr. Emmanuel’s pragmatic leadership approach and attendant enviable results have evoked admiration from a wide spectrum of stakeholders, analysts and observers.

In the latest edition of Wetin Udom Don Do?, a publication of the state’s ministry of information and strategy, some of the milestones that Governor Udom Emmanuel have achieved were showcased.

Irrespective of ethnic, religious or political affiliation within the state, residents are united in their conclusion that Mr. Emmanuel possesses the poise, acumen and reach to help Nigeria overcome the socio-economic and political challenges facing her.

Udom Emmanuel, Man With Proven Track Records To Save Nigeria

Akwa Ibom state has witnessed increased industrialisation and some of the projects successful achieved by Mr. Emmanuel are;

1. Syringe Manufacturing Factory (Largest in Africa), Onna
2. Electric Digital Metering Solutions Manufacturing Factory, Onna
3. Pencil Factory, Itu
4. Toothpick Factory, Itu
5. Plastic Factory, Itu
6. Resuscitation of Ibom Paints Limited (former
7. Peacock Paints Industry), Etinan
8. Fertiliser Blending Factory, Abak
9. Oil Palm Depot, Ibesikpo Asutan
10. Ufaini Palm Kernel Crushing Plant, Ukanafun.

Others are;

11. Flour Mill, Onna
12. Rice Mill, Ini
13. Cassava Processing Mill, IkotEkang, Abak
14. Cassava Processing Mill, IkotOkudom, Eket

15. Cassava Processing Mill, Ibesikpo Asutan

16. Palm Oil Processing Plant, Essien Udim

17. Plywood & Timber Factory, Onna

18. Rice Mill, Ibiono Ibom
19. Tissue Paper Production Factory, Itu
20. Coconut Renery
21. Norfin Shipyard, Oruk Anam
22. Petrochemical Plant, Eastern Obolo (Ongoing)

23. Ibom Deep Seapo (Ongoing)
24. Ibom Industrial Park/Jey (Ongoing)
25. BUA Renery, Ibeno (Ongoing)
26. Starch Manufacturing Company, OrukAnam
27. Automobile Assembly Manufacturing Plant, Itu (Ongoing).

Aviation development.
Concerning aviation development, Mr. Emmanuel have achieved the following;

Construction of Taxiway at Victor Aah International Airport, Full upgrade of Airfield Lighting System at Victor Attah International Airport,  Construction of Commercial building at Victor Attah International Airport, Incorporation of Ibom Airline and acquisition of 5 CRJ Bombardier Jets and 2 Airbus A220-300 Series aircra for operations.

Remodelling of Depaure Hall of Victor Attah International Airport, Construction of the Main Terminal Building of Victor Attah International Airpo (Ongoing), Construction of private hanger for state aircraft, Construction of VIP Terminal Road, Cars/Apron
and drain at the Victor Attah International Airport, Signing of MoU for the acquisition of 10 additional
airbus for Ibom Air and Security perimeter fencing at Victor Aah
International Airport.

In terms of security in Akwa Ibom state, Mr. Emmanuel has in the past seven years ensued the protection of lives and properties of residents.

Security in Akwa Ibom


In the light of these proven track records, the presidential aspirant, Mr. Udom Emmanuel intends the nation peace & security, industrialisation, economic revitalisation, power and better transportation.
Udom Emmanuel, Man With Proven Track Records To Save Nigeria

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