The Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey, has expressed satisfaction at the pace of ongoing renovation works at the Assembly Complex.
The Speaker who was conducted round the Assembly Complex on Wednesday by the Head of Works, Mr Imo Isaiah and the Office Manager, Mr Ifiok Udoudo, said he was impressed at the progress of work at the complex and urged the contractors to deliver within the stipulated time frame.
He pointed out that the renovation works will provide Members and Staff of the Assembly with a conducive environment, for more productivity.
At the Assembly Clinic, the Speaker directed an immediate rehabilitation of the facility, to cater for emergency health needs of the Assembly staff.
The Speaker who also visited the office of the Clerk, Directorates of Administration, Planning Research and Statics and Accounts, to ascertain the level of work done, charged the staff to remain dedicated to their duties, to enable the 7th Assembly to achieve its core mandate.
Present during the inspection tour was the Member representing Oron/Udung Uko State Constituency and Chairman, House Services Committee, Rt. Hon. Effiong Bassey, Member representing Etinan State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Aniefiok Denis, his Eket State Constituency counterpart, Rt. Hon. David Lawrence and that of Ibiono Ibom State Constituency, Hon. Godwin Ekpo.
Others were the Clerk of the House, Mrs Mandu Umoren, Director of Accounts, Mr Jeremiah Efe and Head, Legal Services Department, Barr. Bassey Umoren.