The Federal Executive Council has granted the approval for the take-off of Ibom Deep Seaport project in Akwa Ibom State.
Approval was given by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, December 16 2020 during the Federal Executive Council meeting.
This development was equally confirmed by the Commissioner for Ibom Deep seaport and Economic Development, Mr Akan Okon in a telephone interview with Akwa Ibom Broadcasting Corporation (AKBC) News.
Mr Okon thanked the Federal Government for the gesture. He also gave the state Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel a pat on the back for his painstaking effort towards the success of the project.
Also in a press release on Wednesday by the Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, Governor Udom Emmanuel will soon layout a full scale implementation plan for both the Deepsea port and the Liberty Oil and Gas free Zone, also recently approved for commencement.
The Ibom Deep Seaport on completion would create jobs for the teeming youths and generate revenue for the State and Country.