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A'Ibom Govt Constructs Biggest Flood Control Project In Nigeria

Assures of timely delivery  The government of Akwa State has today, Tuesday 9th March 2021, inspected the ongoing IBB avenue flood control project in the state, assuring of timely delivery.

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A'Ibom Govt Constructs Biggest Flood Control Project In Nigeria

SOCIETY

Akwa Ibom Govt To Commission N14bn Flood Control Project By August

The Government of Akwa Ibom State has announced that it will commission the ongoing drainage construction projects in Uyo, the capital city, by August 2021.

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Akwa Ibom Govt To Commission N14bn Flood Control Project By August

POLITICS

See The New Erosion Control Projects In Akwa Ibom State

SITE INSPECTION OF EROSION CONTROL PROJECTS - ETIM UMANNA, ST. LUKE HOSPITAL, ANUA OFFOT AND IBB FLOOD CONTROL PROJECT SITE  Earlier today The Hon. Commissioner for Environment , Sir Charles Udoh embarked on inspection to erosion sites in Uyo . The projects visited included, Etim Umana gully erosion Site and St. Luke Hospital erosion Site,Anua Offot and the IBB Flood Control Project Site. He charged the contractors to speed up work as His Excellency, Mr Udom Emmanuel is eager to see the completion of the

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See The New Erosion Control Projects In Akwa Ibom State

SOCIETY

A'Ibom Govt Begins Clamp Down On Sales Of Expired Food

As part of continuous effort to assure the integrity of food and beverage products consumed by residents and citizens, the Akwa Ibom State Ministry of Environment has seized expired consumer goods in some supermarkets in Uyo, the state capital. Speaking to journalists shortly after the exercise, the Commissioner for Environment and Solid Minerals, Sir Charles Udoh, reiterated the determination of the state government to prevent sharp practices among shop operations and traders who try to make quick gains; to the detriment of consumers, by selling expired and substandard products.

  1 year ago ago
A'Ibom Govt Begins Clamp Down On Sales Of Expired Food

SOCIETY

Flood Control: Akwa Ibom Govt Begins Desilting Of Major Drains

In a bid to ensure the safety of lives and properties in the state during the rainy season as a result of silted drains , Akwa Ibom State Government  through the State Ministry of Environment and Solid Minerals, has commenced the disilting of some major drains in the state   The Commissioner for Environment and Solid Minerals, Sir Charles Udoh while flagging of the exercise reiterates the present government commitment towards the minimizing the incidents of flood to prevent loss of lives and destruction of critical infrastructures .

  1 year ago ago
Flood Control: Akwa Ibom Govt Begins Desilting Of Major Drains

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom Govt warns people 'blocking' construction work at IBB Avenue

The Akwa Ibom State Government has banned the dredging of sand and mining of gravel at two locations, saying it is hindering construction work at the flood-riddled IBB Avenue in Uyo, the state capital. The no-go areas are at Mbikpong Ikot Edim in Ibesikpo local government area and the outfall area of the IBB – Mbiakot drain. According to the Commissioner for Environment & Petroleum Resources Mr Charles Udoh, the sand dredging and gravel mining have hindered construction work at the erosion control project

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Akwa Ibom Govt warns people 'blocking' construction work at IBB Avenue

SOCIETY

NGO To Partner With A'Ibom Govt To Plant 1Trillion Trees Across The State

An NGO, Earth Environmental and Climate Care Ambassadors, EECCA, has reiterates her commitment to partner the Akwa Ibom State Government to plant one trillion trees across the state this 2021.The Commissioner for Environment and Solid Minerals, Sir.Charles Udoh who said, afforestation is very vital for the preservation of life in the world, appreciated the NGO, and also stated Government readiness to partner with them in such an impactful project.

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NGO To Partner With A'Ibom Govt To Plant 1Trillion Trees Across The State

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Akwa Ibom State Government Bans Illegal Dredging In The State.

Due to indiscriminate dredging and sand mining activities in Akwa Ibom State, the State Government has banned dredging and sand mining activities along Marina/Qua River axis and it's environs with immediate effect in order to preserve and protect a healthy environment for the residents of the State. The Commissioner for Environment, Sir. Charles Udoh gave the directive after an on the spot inspection of dredging sites along Marina/Qua River in Eket and meeting with the leadership of the sand dredgers

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Akwa Ibom State Government Bans Illegal Dredging In The State.

ECONOMY-FINANCE

Akwa Ibom imposes new guidelines for Outdoor Advertising

New guidelines on outdoor advertising have come into force in Akwa Ibom state. The State government says it wants to limit the number of outdoor advertising installations on all major roads, announcing that all existing installation approvals are revoked with immediate effect. This is to beautify the state, promote the physical and mental health of residents, and provide a more business-friendly environment for investors, the government says. In a statement, State Commissioner for Environment Mr Charles Udoh

  1 year ago ago
Akwa Ibom imposes new guidelines for Outdoor Advertising

ENVIRONMENT

A'Ibom Govt Gives Insights On Sand Mining Regulation

Akwa Ibom State Government has said that the regulation of sand mining in the state is a call to keep our environment safe, and to make legal dredgers have value for more money.The state Commissiiner for Environment  and.Solid Minerals, Sir Charles Udoh disclosed this while playing host to the second National Vice President of Miners Association of Nigeria, Mr. Kennedy Enebeli who was on courtesy call at his Office yesterday , Thursday, 22nd April 2021 The Environment and Solid Minerals Helmsman who reiterated government unalloyed commitment to making the environment safebfurther stated that before now, sand mining was an "all comer's affair", but considering the threats this has posed to the security and infrastructures in our environment, government thought it wise to regulate the sector  According to the Commissioner some dredgers go to dredge under bridges, while some dredge deeper than 150m from the shoreline which is against the law, it became a concern to government that if the sector is not regulated, then there is an impending danger to critical infrastructures in the state " While the State Government has said that miners all over the state should get their license from the Federal Government, for the safety of our environment, and the fact that the latter only issues licenses to miners without showing where and how the dredging should be done.

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A'Ibom Govt Gives Insights On Sand Mining Regulation

POLITICS

See What Gov Emmanuel Said After He Donated Medical Equipment To Leprosy Hospital In Akwa Ibom

...Donates medical equipment to Leprosy Hospital  Governor Udom Emmanuel has pledged to commit more resources towards revamping the health sector in the state. The Governor disclosed this at the special service to commemorate the World Leprosy Day 2021 celebration at Qua Iboe Church Leprosy Hospital , Ekpene Obom, Etinan Local Government Area. The Governor who was represented by the Commissioner for Environment, Sir Charles Udoh said since 2015 the state has committed enough resources in renovating and revitalizing the

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See What Gov Emmanuel Said After He Donated Medical Equipment To Leprosy Hospital In Akwa Ibom

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Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility: A'Ibom Govt Meets With FG, Investor

In a bid to prevent, recycle and properly manage solid waste, towards protecting human health and the environment, the Akwa Ibom State government met with the federal government of Nigeria to resuscitate the solid Waste Management Facility in the state.

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Integrated Solid Waste Management Facility: A'Ibom Govt Meets With FG, Investor

ECONOMY-FINANCE

A'Ibom Govt Intensifies Fight Against Indiscriminate Outdoor Advertisement

Insists on demolishing illegal billboards in Uyo metropolis  In line with its efforts to sanitize the environment thereby putting an end to its litter through unauthorized outdoor advertisement, the government of Akwa Ibom State is intensifying fight against indiscriminate use of billboards in the state capital, insisting that there wouldn’t be any hesitation to pull down such when found.  Speaking today shortly after the inspection of billboards along Wellington Bassey way and Brooks street in Uyo earlier

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A'Ibom Govt Intensifies Fight Against Indiscriminate Outdoor Advertisement

SOCIETY

Akwa Ibom Govt Reiterates Commitment Towards Making The Environment Safe For All

as stakeholders Commend government for organising the first- ever workshop on environmental health Akwa ibom state government under the leadership of Governor Udom Emmanuel has reiterates the commitment of government towards promoting healthy and safe environment for residents and investors  The Commissioner of Environment, Sir Charles Udoh stated this in his keynote address at the first-

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Akwa Ibom Govt Reiterates Commitment Towards Making The Environment Safe For All

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom Govt Frowns At Illegal Miners Operating In Some Areas of The State

The Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Environment Sir Charles Udoh today visited various locations at Eket and Nsit Ubuim Local Government where illegal dredging and mining activities is carried out. Some of these sites are Qua River by Marina, St. Gregory road by Liverpool and Ikot Ntung in Eket and Nsit Ubuim LGA respectively. Sir Udoh frowned at the activities of the illegal miners and Borrow pit  which has adverse effect on the environment. He ordered them to stop work on all the sites until

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Akwa Ibom Govt Frowns At Illegal Miners Operating In Some Areas of The State

ENVIRONMENT

We Have Spent ₦10 Billon To Control Erosion In The Last Nine Months- Akwa Ibom Govt.

The Government of Akwa Ibom State has revealed that the state has spent ₦10 billon on erosion control projects across the state in the last nine months. The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Environment, Charles Udoh made this disclosure today, Friday, in Eket. According to the Commissioner, he made it known that the money was spent on two major erosion sites in Etim Umana erosion project and St Luke Hospital erosion project.

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We Have Spent ₦10 Billon To Control Erosion In The Last Nine Months- Akwa Ibom Govt.

POLITICS

Akwa Ibom issues new guidelines on posting of posters, banners

Akwa Ibom State Government has banned the posting of posters on roundabouts, road kerbs, and other government facilities. Charles Udoh, Commissioner for Environment said on Tuesday the ban is with immediate effect, warning that defaulters would be arrested and sanctioned. “In addition, they will foot the bills for the removal of the offending posters and repainting of defaced surfaces,” he added in a statement. He said, “indiscriminate hoisting of banners and placement of A-Boards two advertising boards

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Akwa Ibom issues new guidelines on posting of posters, banners

SOCIETY

Akwa Ibom begins payment of N2bn compensation on IBB Avenue Flood Project (Photos)

The Akwa Ibom State Government will begin the second phase of compensation for owners of landed property along the right of way for the construction of the IBB Avenue flood control project. Commissioner for Environment, Mr Charles Udoh said 499 people were compensated in the first batch and that the second, would start next week, The Sun reports. The project, assisted by the World Bank, is expected to swallow N14 billion. It will control flooding in an area reputed to be the epicentre of flooding which has constituted

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Akwa Ibom begins payment of N2bn compensation on IBB Avenue Flood Project (Photos)

POLITICS

Illegal dredging, outdoor advertisement must end — Akwa Ibom Govt warns

The Government of Akwa Ibom has reiterated its commitment to put an end to all illegal outdoor advertisement and mining operations across the state. Commissioner for Environment Mr Charles Udoh said the task of regularising sand dredging and mining, as well as outdoor advertisement is not a witch-hunting plot against anyone. In a live interview on Inspiration FM Wednesday, he said there are regulations guiding dredging, therefore it is the duty of the government to oversee where one dredges, for the safety of

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Illegal dredging, outdoor advertisement must end — Akwa Ibom Govt warns

ENVIRONMENT

Check Out Adeyanju's Reaction As Akwa Ibom Govt Said: We Have Spent N10 Billion To Control Erosion.

The Akwa Ibom Government has spent N10 billion to control erosion in the last nine months or so. The money was spent on two major sites in the state namely, Etim Umana and St Luke Hospital erosion control projects. Report from Peoples Gazette revealed that the Commissioner for Environment, Charles Udoh disclosed this on Friday in Eket, the second largest city in Akwa Ibom.

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Check Out Adeyanju's Reaction As Akwa Ibom Govt Said: We Have Spent N10 Billion To Control Erosion.