Thursday, 6 August 2020

Governor's Aide hails Boss for Reopening Leisure Activities in Akwa Ibom State


Nelson NseAbasi

The Special Assistant to Governor on Entertainment Industry, Mr David Sergeant (Utang Akwa Ibom) has hailed the decision by his boss, the governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel to reopen hotels and leisure centers in the state.

The governor's aide made the remark during a chat while responding to the announcement by the COVID 19 Management Committee, headed by the Secretary to State Government, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem.

The release stated that the decision is to gradually unlock the economy, with the re-opening of hotels and leisure centres in Akwa Ibom State. Accordingly, "All hotels and leisure centres in the state are urged to ensure strict compliance with the AKSG/NCDC/WHO COVID-19 guidelines and protocols that are applicable to the hospitality and allied services operations.

It further stated that "Monitoring Teams, comprising COVID-19 Management Committee and Akwa Ibom State Hotels Management and Tourism Board will enforce strict compliance".

Utang Akwa Ibom said he is grateful to his boss for alleviating the plight of thousands of talents, service providers, practitioners and stakeholders in the recreational, tourism and hospitality sector.


He said the lifting of the ban and shifting of curfew time to 10pm will avail those aforementioned to return to their businesses and earn a living to take care of their families.

Furthermore, he charged entertainers in the state to adhere to the COVID 19 guidelines in the state by staying safe to eliminate the virus from the state.


Mr. Sergeant assured his boss, the COVID 19 Management Committee and Hotels Management Board of the unreserved support of his office and the Akwa Ibom State Entertainment Industry Working Committee to effectively monitor the compliance across the state.





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