Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has lauded Governor Udom Emmanuel’s commitment to invest in Agriculture for the sustainable development of the state.
Rt. Hon. Bassey made this known on Monday when he led members of the 7th Assembly to the opening of a two-day Inter Agency Retreat on Agricultural Investments, held at the Signature by Royalty, Uyo.
He further lauded Governor Emmanuel for placing high premium on “Agriculture due to its high investment potentials and the derivable benefits in industrialization drive of this administration.”
The Speaker, who said “the Governor’s investment in Agriculture is a step in the right direction,” also tasked Chairmen of Councils in the state to take advantage of the Retreat and harness the natural resources of their respective Local Government Areas by cultivating crops that adapt favourably to their soil.