Saturday, April 20, 2024

Group tackles NDDC commissioner over comments on Akwa Ibom Govt programmes


A socio political group in Akwa Ibom State, Ibom Advocates for Peace and Improvement, has slammed the Government Director of Tasks, Niger Delta Improvement Fee, NDDC, Mr Victor Antai over his feedback on the state governor, Pastor Umo Eno and the Peoples Democratic Celebration, PDP.

It might be recalled that Antai, at a rally in Eket, alleged that Eno and the PDP are utilizing poverty as a weapon to make sure that the individuals stay incapacitated and weak to problem his administration.

Antai additionally condemned the Bulk Buy Company established by the governor to assist the indigent members of the general public battle hardship, saying that Eno ought to have used the cash to empower farmers to provide extra meals.

Irked by the feedback, the group, at a press convention on Wednesday addressed by its Nationwide President, Comrade Enefiok Udofia, puzzled what Antai stood to achieve by making such deceptive feedback.

The group alleged that the feedback have been borne out of “ignorance and bitterness.”

Describing Antai’s feedback as standing the reality on its head, the group stated it was dumbfounded {that a} man chosen by windfall to draw tasks by way of the NDDC was bent on destroying the state

Elements of the assertion reads, “Antai ought to bury his face in disgrace for wrongly accusing the state authorities of impoverishing the individuals.

“The federal government has proven huge dedication to making sure that Akwa Ibom individuals stay properly by way of the assorted empowerment programmes embarked upon by the federal government, inside this comparatively quick time in his tenure up to now.

“Antai’s criticism of the non permanent measure of the federal government to mitigate starvation particularly for the poor and weak members of the society by way of the meals safety programme of the Bulk Buy Company is pitiable.

The governor has stated it over and once more that the meals buy preparations is just not a everlasting answer however a stop-gap association, urging everybody to return to the farm.

“Whereas we’re involved that he has deserted his workplace to turn out to be the state insurgent chief, our concern is that he has refused to see and acknowledge that no matter cash acquired by the state has been properly utilized for the event of the State and prosperity of the individuals.”

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