Jonathan to commission Akwa Ibom gas plant Thursday

Goodluck Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan will visit Akwa Ibom State Thursday to commission a newly-built gas plant, the state government said.

The plant is located at oil-rich Uquo, near Eket in the state.

“The president will commission the gas processing facility complete with 69 kilometres pipeline at Uquo, constructed under a public-private partnership arrangement between Septa Energy and the Akwa-Ibom State government,” Aniekan Umanah, the commissioner for Information and Communication, said.

Mr. Jonathan will also open a $1.8billion methanol plant, and inspect ongoing projects including an international stadium in Uyo whose foundation the president laid in October 2012.

Mr. Umanah also said during one of the one-day visits by the president, he will commission the Goodluck Boulevard on Ring Road, Uyo in Akwa-Ibom state.

He said the president will engage a cross-section with the people of Akwa Ibom before his departure from Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory.

The president commissioned the governor’s office in October 2012 and inspected other projects completed by Godswill Akpabio, the governor of Akwa-Ibom state.

According to Mr. Umanah, this is the fourth time the president will be visiting Akwa-Ibom state.


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