|The acting President receiving cheers from well wishers|
The Nigerian acting President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo paid a one (1) day working visit to Akwa Ibom State on Thursday, 2nd of March 2017. The visit was in continuation of efforts by the Federal Government to interact with stakeholders in the Niger Delta region and find lasting solutions to crisis in the oil rich sub-region.
On arrival in Akwa Ibom State, Prof Osinbajo carried out an inspection exercise on the ongoing construction of the second runway at the Akwa Ibom International Airport. While in the state, the Acting President was also conferred with a Chieftaincy title of “Obong Emem Akwa Ibom” by Traditional Rulers of the State. A major highlight of the day was a Town Hall Meeting with Pan Niger Delta Forum, Youths Council, Women, Oil Producing Host Communities, Socio-Cultural Organization, Traditional Rulers Council and Akwa Ibom State Elders Council. The series of events was witnessed by a cream of eminent dignitaries.
|Ibom airport reception formalities for Prof. Osibanjo|
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|Prof. Yemi Osibanjo inspects a guard of honour at Ibom International airport|
|The acting President revives a souvenir from HRM Obong Bassey Effiong Achianga|
|Senator Godswill Akpabio in a warm handshake with Prof. Osibanjo|
|L-R Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly sitting next to the Nigerian Senate Minority Leader|
|Otuekong Idongesit Nkanga makes a comment during the Town Hall Meeting|
|Special Assistant to the AKS Governor Raphael Edem, moderated proceedings at the Town Hall meeting.|
|Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke in a warm handshake with the acting President|
Photo credit: Engr. Solomon Eyo - PA to the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State on ICT