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Fix Ikot Ekpene Plaza Screen, Akwa Ibom People Call on Governor Udom Emmanuel

The people of Ikot Ekpene town, in Akwa Ibom State have called on the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel, to extend his gesture bestowed on the people in Uyo, by fixing the screen at Ikot Ekpene Plaza.

The people made the call during the match between Nigeria and Iceland at the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup, as the citizens in their numbers turned up to watched the match on the plasma television provided by the sit-out at the plaza.

This reporter spoke with some of the citizens at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, who expressed joy over the Ibom Plaza Screen in Uyo, which was fixed by His Excellency the governor, but requested that the governor in his magnanimity, show same love to the people in the district.

One of them, Wisdom Thompson, a native Atai Essien Ikot Ekpene, Anwa Udo akai said the screen will not just serve the people, but also boost economic activities within the city center.

The manager of the sit-out at Ikot Ekpene Plaza, Mr Dennis said efforts had been made in writing to the Commissioner for Culture and Tourism in the state, Mr Victor Antai, but the move hit a rock.
However, he appealed to relevant authorities in the state to rise to the need of the people, to enable them enjoy the dividends of democracy during the period of the world football festival, and the joy of unity which sports brings.


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