The Deputy Speaker and Member representing Okobo State Constituency in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Princess Felicia Bassey has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for his commitment in capacity building of government officials, as evidenced in the recent sponsorship of some Members of the 7th Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly to the 50th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Africa Regional Conference, held in Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Felicia Bassey who is also the Chairman, House Committee on Women Affairs and Social Welfare, described Governor Emmanuel as a leader who appreciates excellent service and improved productivity of public officers. She disclosed that the African Parliamentary Conference in Tanzania has enriched their intellectual content and sufficiently exposed them to the dynamics , nitty-gritty and rubrics of the modern day legislative engagements.
In a telephone interview with the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly deputy Speaker from Tanzania, the famous woman politician remarked that it takes a Governor with an international exposure in the Management of human and material resources such as Mr. Udom Emmanuel to prioritize training and retraining of strategic government Officials in order to enhance their skills , sharpen their mental competence so as to generate creative ideas, be innovative and productive for the smooth running of the Government. ” Our Governor, His Excellency,Mr. Udom Emmanuel is among the few Governors in the African Sub- Region to sponsor such a reasonable number of delegates to the 50th African Parliamentary Conference. It shows that he is Interested in capacity building and enhanced Service delivery. I salute his doggedness and tenacity of purpose and we will continue to remain resolute and unwavering in our support to his People’s- friendly policies and programmes. We have learnt a lot from the lectures delivered by renowned and erudite scholars and the conference has widened our horizon on how best we can make laws that will turn around the economic fortunes of our dear State and improve the welfare of the governed”. Felicia Bassey maintained.