It is commendable to speak well of the good deeds of good men. Let me briefly reflect on a former caretaker chairman of Oruk Anam local government council and a man whose tenure as the chapter chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in the same local government elapsed about 24 hours ago. His name is Honorable Pastor Jacob King. Continue reading “Noah Speaks: On our Pastor Jacob King”
By Aniekan Akpan
Oruk Anam is the largest local government area of Akwa Ibom. It’s made up two political blocs; the oruk and the Anam axis.The Oruk bloc is made up of seven(7) clans, while the Anam is made of two(2). The Akwa Ibom most peaceful council area is home of personnel, actors and players in both local and international politics. Outside the blessings of manpower, oruk Anam is naturally endowed with resources like crude oil, palm oil, clay and fertile soil.
If history will not fail me, the oil palm seedlings(palm oil) that serves as the major sustainance of the Malaysian’s economy as of the present, record have it that it was obtained from Oruk. On the other, out of the first five (5) persons that has ever benefited from the colonial Masters oversea’s scholarship scheme/study, one was them was from Oruk Anam, precisely from the late Idiong’s dynasty. Continue reading “ORUK ANAM ROADS: A Tale of Swimming in Reservoir But Dying of Thirst”
…as bill scales through second reading
By Amadie Akpabio
UYO: There is a renewed hope for students studying in public primary and secondary schools in the state, following speedy attention granted by the State House of Assembly on a Bill on “Free Tuition and Examination fees for Public Primary and Secondary Schools in Akwa Ibom”.
The said bill scaled through its second reading at plenary, Thursday, 23 January, 2020. Continue reading “Udo Kierian makes case for free tuition, examination fees”