Saturday, 20 November 2021

Encomiums Trail Rep Over Constituency Projects

The recent phase of constituency projects attracted to the Calabar Municipality/Odukpani Federal Constituency by their  House of Representatives member RT Hon Ntufam Eta Mbora has continued to generate commendations and goodwill from his constituents.

The litany of projects comprising electricity transformers,solar powered boreholes and several bloc of classrooms are spread across the nooks and crannies of the two local government areas.

Speaking in a telephone interview,the federal lawmaker disclosed that the projects were borne out of a  meticulous need assessment study meant to meet the needs and yearnings of his people.

According to him" it's incumbent on me to continually thrive to interfere and build synergy especially at the federal level with relevant stakeholders in order to attract vital projects needed by my people.

This current intervention is one in a series to address critical infrastructure deficit in order to boost commerce and industry,human capital development with a view of enhancing living standard" he enthused.

In his reaction,a former leader of Odukpani Legislative Council, Hon. Nyong Edet expressed delight and appreciation over the development.

He stated" our people are excited over the increasing numbers of projects attracted to Odukpani by our House of Representatives member.

"The street lights at Creek Town has awaken night life, the solar powered borehole at Akpap Circus is going to address  the challenge of portable drinking water and curtail  possible outbreak of water borne disease while the  3 class rooms blocs each at Dan Archibong Memorial Secondary  school Usung Esuk and Primary School, Odukpani Qua Town  are set to tackle accommodation shortfall in our schools. This is what we desired,not throwing cash around without any tangible infrastructure on ground for an era" He concluded.

In his remark,a community leader in Otop Otop, Nyakassang in Calabar Municipality,Mr Andrew Edoh said the 500 KVA transformer facilitated by the Ntufam Eta Mbora and undergoing installation within his community is appt and timely.

" We have  been suffering from perennial blackout for years  now due to the continuous tripping  of the closest overloaded transformer that was feeding my area. This is a big relief to us"

Also speaking, a legal practitioner and PDP chieftain Barrister Ene Ankot  revealed that the achievements of Ntufam Eta Mbora in the Green Chambers of the National Assembly is a pride to the party.

 He  noted  that the street lights and transformers around Calabar Metropolis will  reawaken night life, enhence power supply and  checkmate the activities of  criminal elements who operate mostly in darkness 

In the same vein,the Chairman,Cross River State Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists NUJ Comrade Victor Udu has applauded Ntufam Eta Mbora for the solar powered borehole  at the NUJ Secretariat.

Comrade Udu opined that the gesture would go a long away in ameliorating the suffering of residents of the area  owing to irregular water supply by the State Water Board.

Projects  being undertaken in the  current phase include 3 classroom blocs at Dan Archibong Memorial Secondary School Usung Esuk, Government Primary School Odukpani Qua Town,  Primary School Akai Efa and 6 classroom blocs at PCN Primary School IBB in Calabar.

Others are  500KVA transformers sited at  Otop Otop Nyakassang,Ikot Uduak by MCC, Presbyterian Church,Graceland, Sateline Town and Saint Augustine Primary School Old  Odukpani Road in Calabar. The solar powered borehole are located at  NUJ Press Center,State Housing Estate Calabar,Etta Agbor behind Fidelity Bank,Akim Market,Akpap Circus and Community Technical College Ikot Effagha Mkpa.