The member representing Obubra/Etung Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Mike Etaba, has applauded the state Governor, Sir Ben Ayade’s developmental strides in the state as Nigeria celebrates the 2020 Democracy Day.
In a press released issued by the lawmaker in Abuja, said that Ayade has expanded the frontiers of developmental strides across the 18 Local Government Areas in the state through the establishment of the garment factory, rice seedlings factory, cocoa processing plant and many others.
Speaking further, Etaba said that the industries established by the state Governor had engaged many youths in productive ventures to earn a living.
He specifically pointed out that the Garment factory established by the Governor had recorded tremendous success since inception.
Continuing, the lawmaker hinted that the Garment factory aside engaging over 1,000 workers who are mostly women, had also produced millions of face masks free for residents in the state to enhance the fight against Covid-19 pandemic.
The lawmaker who pointed out some of the industries under the governor Ben Ayade’s led administration said that the Cassava factory, the Noodles factory and Chicken processing factory were industries with great potentials and economic benefits to the state, adding that recently, the governor has also unveiled the Persoal Protective Equipment( PPE) to be distributed free to students across the state as the government plans to reopen schools.
Etaba who also commended Governor Ayade for the prompt payment of salaries and for engaging thousands of youths with political appointments to serve in his cabinet, said that the appointments have given the youths a sense of belonging and also brought them close to taking leadership positions.
The lawmaker thanked the governor for the successful conduct of the recent local government elections which the People’s Democratic Party(PDP) emerged winner in all the Councillorship and Chairmanship positions.
He called on residents in the state to continue to support and pray for the state Governor His Excellency Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade with a view to enable him deliver the dividends of democracy for the continuous growth and development of the state.