Pastor Umo Bassey Eno who was sworn in as the fifth elected governor of Akwa Ibom promised a golden era for Akwa Ibom State, saying his government would usher in an era of peace and security.
Eno, who called on the people to support his ARISE agenda to build on the legacies of the immediate past governor, said he would be the governor of all Akwa Ibom people irrespective of their political leanings.
“I am in awe of the grace that has located me. I am in awe of the grace of God upon my life. I am sure together, we will usher in the golden era for our state.
“As we begin this government, we will invite all Akwa Ibomites to arise to the feat of greatness with our ARISE agenda from investment in agriculture, health care services, education; we will ensure that we continue changing the narratives of our state.
“We will continue to support our state civil servants, and we will ensure that their welfare becomes paramount. We will continue to build on the successes of Deacon Udom Gabriel Emmanuel’s administration.”
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“We will tackle insecurity and we will ensure that Akwa Ibom continues to remain peaceful. We are resolved to ensure we fight insecurity in our state because we have the assurance of the security agencies to continue and improve upon what they are doing currently,” he stated.