…Assures Cross Riverians of timely completion
The State Government has expressed satisfaction at the smooth operation of the Construction and Fabrication Academy of West Africa, Calabar as envisaged by the Governor, Senator Ben Ayade.
The Deputy Governor, Professor Ivara Ejemot Esu stated this when he embarked on an inspection tour of State Government projects in the State.
Professor Esu maintained that the Academy is aimed at training of artisans and technicians that will provide the needed middle manpower for the state, Nigeria and West Africa in general.
The Deputy Governor, who was conducted round the various departments of Furniture/Carpentry, Mason/Wielding, Electrical and workshop as well as facilities under construction, advised the students to take their studies and training seriously in order to become productive and better their lots in the future.
The Commissioner for Youth and Skills Acquisition, Hon. (Signor) Omang Idiege, consultant and some lecturers as well as expatriates conducted the Deputy Governor round the Academy.
The Deputy Governor and his team then proceeded to Adiabo in Odukpani Local Government and inspected the Cross River State Ultra-Modern poultry Farm and proceeded to the Odukpani axis of the Calabar-Ikom Highway to inspect the progress of work being carried out at the dual-Carriage road project which stretches from Tinapa Junction to Odukpani. Prof. Esu thereafter proceeded to inspect the bridge along the Odukpani-Calabar Dual-Carriage road.
The visit took the Deputy Governor to the ongoing Flyover bridge project at Odukpani junction where he expressed satisfaction and urged the contractors to speed up the project.
“The completion of this ongoing projects will be a great achievement to the State Government and will bring joy and succour to Cross Riverians and those residing within the State.
“The concern of the present administration is to make life comfortable and meaningful for the people through the provision of social and economic infrastructure.
“This unscheduled visit will ensure regular supervision, monitoring standards and quality of the materials being used as well as timely compliance”.
The Deputy Governor who was also accompanied by the Secretary to the State Government, Barr. Tina Banku Agbor during the site inspection, was received by top government officials, consultants and contractors.
Deputy Governor’s Press Unit, Calabar