#WetinUdomDonDo | An Appraisal of Governor Emmanuel Udom’s Administration In Akwa Ibom State.(PHOTOS).

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  • INDUSTRIALIZATION
  • The Udom administration embarked on massive industrilization of Akwa IbomSt. Gabriel Coconut Oil Factory, Mkpat Enin 
  • Syringe Manufacturing Factory (Largest in Africa),  Onna 
  • Electric Digital Metering Solutions Manufacturing  Factory, Onna 
  • Pencil Factory, Itu 
  • Toothpick Factory, Itu 
  • Plastic Factory, Itu 
  • Resuscitation of Ibom Paints Limited (former  Peacock Paints Industry), Etinan 
  • Feilizer Blending Factory, Abak 
  • Oil Palm Depot, Ibesikpo Asutan 
  • Ufaini Palm Kernel Crushing Plant, Ukanafun ●Flour Mill, Onna 
  • Rice Mill, Ini 
  • Cassava Processing Mill, IkotEkang, Abak 
  • Cassava Processing Mill, IkotOkudom, Eket ●Cassava Processing Mill, Ibesikpo Asutan ●Palm Oil Processing Plant, Essien Udim ●Plywood & Timber Factory, Onna 
  • Rice Mill, Ibiono Ibom 
  • Tissue Paper Production Factory, Itu 
  • Coconut Rentery 
  • Noin Shipyard, Oruk Anam 
  • Petrochemical Plant, Eastern Obolo (Ongoing) ●Ibom Deep Seapo (Ongoing) 
  • Ibom Industrial Park/Jey (Ongoing) ●BUA Renery, Ibeno (Ongoing) 
  • Starch Manufacturing Company, OrukAnam  (Ongoing) 
  • Automobile Assembly Manufacturing Plant, Itu  (Ongoing) 
  • Construction of Taxiway at Victor Aah  International Airpo 
  • Full upgrade of Aiield Lighting System at Victor  Aah International Airpo 
  • Construction of Commercial building at Victor  Aah International Airpo 
  • 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 Aah  International Airpo. 
  • Construction of the Main Terminal Building of  Victor Aah International Airpo (Ongoing) ●Construction of private hangar for State aircra ●Construction of VIP Terminal Road, Cars/Apron  and drain at the Victor Aah International Airpo ●Signing of MoU for the acquisition of 10 additional  airbus for Ibom Air 
  • Security perimeter fencing at Victor Aah  International Airpo  
  • Ongoing Construction of New Terminal Building 

SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES 

  • Provision of over N2bn interest free loan for small  scale entrepreneurs and traders 
  • Implementation of Ibom Enterprises Development  Schemes (IBEDS) for empowerment of Entrepreneurs  in the State 
  • Establishment of Akwa Ibom Enterprise and Employment Scheme (AKEES) that is promoting:  entrepreneurship in the State. 
  • Provision of shing equipment to groups in coastal  communities 
  • Construction of model Skill Development Centre at  Ikot Akpan Ndua, Ibesikpo Asutan LGA for training of  youths and women in specialized skills. 
  • Provision of Food Processing Equipment and  Agricultural inputs to co-operative groups through  Akwa Ibom State Life Enhancement Agency. ●Seing up of the Micro Enterprise and Development  Agency by enacting the Akwa Ibom Micro Enterprise  and Development Agency Law (AKMEDA) ●Vocational training of youths in various sectors  including agriculture, power and SMEs. 
  • Empowerment of women, youths, and elders throug  

Inter-ministerial Direct Labour jobs. 

  • Registration of 3,458 Cooperative Societies and  Development Associations between 2015 and 2018. ●Empowerment of over 60 Cooperative Societies  across the 31 Local government areas. 
  • Training and ceication of over 500 young  entrepreneurs in business communication and other  related areas. 
  • Engagement and empowerment of 150 young  farmers in Ibom Community Farm. 
  • Free registration and positioning of businesses in the  state to gain access to grants and loans from CBN and  other nancial institution 
  • Quaerly presentation of basic business tools and  equipments to the My Entrepreneurship Goals  Programme (MEGP). 
  • Provision Interest-free loans to youths. 
  • Provision of grants to over 300 widows to boost  their businesses.