(Photos Credit: Google) Akwa Ibom governor signs anti-open grazing bill into law Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel on Wednesday signed a bill prohibiting open grazing in the state into law. (Photos Credit: People Gazette) Mr Emmanuel, in a statement published on his Facebook page, said the law was informed by the plight of farmers who have suffered loss as a result of open grazing.
Governors of southern Nigeria will be meeting in Enugu State today, Thursday, September 16, 2021. The Governor of Enugu State, Rt. Hon. Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi will host the other governors at the Government House, otherwise known as the Lion Building, Enugu.
Some governors of the southern region of Nigeria have taken step into signing the anti-open grazing and open-livestock rearing bill into law. This move by such governors is a follow-up measure to help prevent unnecessary clashes and conflicts which have recently occurred between livestock herders and local farmers in some communities in most Southern states.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has vowed to ensure that henceforth, anyone whose livestock strays into another person's farm or property, no matter how highly placed, will be made to face the full weight of the new Anti Open Livestock Grazing Law of Akwa Ibom State. He said it would be unnecessary for anyone found culpable to attempt to use his power or influence, as the law will be fully invoked to ensure that justice is served.
The Akwa Ibom state government is now set to ban open grazing throughout the state. This means that no nomads will be moving around with their sheeps, cows, or any livestock in the open. According to prestigious site, "people gazette" ; the state government has frowned against the act and claims that the people of Akwa Ibom State are against it.
The Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency Udom Emmanuel has vowed to ensure that henceforth anyone whose livestock strays into another person's farm or property, no matter how highly placed, will be made to face the full wrath of the new anti open livestock grazing law of Akwa-Ibom State.
(When a younger Cheat meets an older and Bigger Cheat) Could this possibly be the reason the Governor is not doing anything in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial district? ? According to the report at our disposal, IKPNews can reliably inform you that Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State is currently at loggerheads with one of the three Senators representing Akwa Ibom State at the National Assembly over the Senator’s refusal to live up to the terms of the agreement of his electoral funding.
As the 2023 Governorship Election in Akwa-ibom gathers momentum, There are several Political Heavyweights jostling to succeed Governor Udom Emmanuel, both in the ruling PDP and the main opposition party in the State, the All Progressives Congress (APC). Below is a List of Top Contenders aspiring to become the Next Governor of Akwa-ibom State.
The industrialisation efforts of Governor Udom Emmanuel and his giant strides in infrastructural provision have continued to attract positive reviews, with the latest coming from the United Nations Organisation. Governor was roundly applauded when members of the United Nations country delegation visited Akwa Ibom State on a two day extensive tour of various projects to assess the level of infrastructural development and the economic transformation taking place in the state .
The move for state governments to collect Value Added Tax (VAT) has been a subject of legal tussle between the states and the federal government. Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State initiated the move for states to collect VAT. He also signed a law to back it up.
Akwa Ibom State Deputy Governor, Mr. Moses Ekpo, has commended the Nigerian Economic Society, NES, for its role in providing sound economic inputs to enhance good governance at all levels of government and therefore assured of effective partnership. The Deputy Governor gave the commendation when the National President of the NES, Prof. Sarah Anyanwu led a delegation on a courtesy visit to his office at Government House, Uyo.
As the Central Bank of Nigeria meets in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital for a three- day Executive Seminar on Food Security in Nigeria, Governor Udom Emmanuel has tasked the financial umpire to explore non-conventional approaches to agriculture and come up with policy direction on how to ensure food security in the nation.
As the Race over who succeeds Akwa-ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel gathers momentum, There are Top Political Gladiators to watch out especially those that could emerge as Next Governor of the Oil-Rich State in 2023. They include Akwa-ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel. 1. Obong Bassey AlbertPopularly known as OBA within and outside Political Circle in the State, The 48years-old Senator representing Akwa-ibom North-East Senatorial District is a political force in the State.
As we approach the 2023 Akwa Ibom state governorship election, the available indication has shown that one out of these three supporters of governor Udom Emmanuel may likely Emerge As the next governor of Akwa Ibom state. 1. Hon. Aniekan Bassey The current speaker of the Akwa Ibom House of Assembly is one of the Influential Politicians in Akwa Ibom state.
Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has praised the Akwa Ibom state governor, Governor Udom Emmanuel for his industrialisation leadership quality effort. Photo credit: Twitter While speaking at the Government House in Uyo, the capital city of Akwa Ibom State on Tuesday, after a private meeting with Governor Emmanuel and other high esteemed stakeholders of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Atiku Abubakar said: "some of the things that have endeared him to Governor Emmanuel is because of his industrialisation drive, which includes infrastructural provision and the development of other important sectors of the State's economy, especially the laudable achievements recorded in the social sector like Healthcare and Education.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has presented free business registration certificates to over a hundred Small and Medium Enterprise business owners in Akwa Ibom. The presentation ceremony was performed, Tuesday at Idongesit Nkanga Secretariat, Uyo on behalf of the Governor by the Commissioner for Trade and Investment, Prince Ukpong Akpabio.
Governor Udom Emmanuel has called on the Federal Government to upwardly review revenue allocation accruable to states, in order to improve the economic growth and enhance industrialization in the country. Governor Emmanuel made this call while receiving a team from the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) on a sensitization visit led by the Federal Commissioner, Hon.
Mr. James Iniama has debunked granting interview to Thisday news journalist as reported on their online news handle on 6th September, 2021. Iniama is a Peoples Democratic Party chieftain and he is also a Frontline Governorship aspirant in Akwa Ibom State come 2023. According to Iniama, he said he is an ardent supporter of Mr. Udom Emmanuel's succession plans, and he is loyal to the guidelines and the completion agenda.
Akwa Ibom state governor Udom Emmanuel has described Nathaniel Bassey as Akwa Ibom’s proud export to the global Christian community. The 55-year-old was at the 40th birthday celebration of the gospel singer, pastor and trumpeter. The event was held at Redeemed Christian Church of God, King’s Court, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Atiku Abubakar, the former Vice President said said the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) handled the economy better than the All Progressives Congress (APC). Atiku disclosed this when he went to Akwa Ibom State, talked about the downward economic situation of the nation under the Muhammadu Buhari-led APC.