By Ogenyi Ogenyi,Uyo
Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom has ordered the revocation of undevoped lands at the Industrial Park, Itam, Itu Local Council in a deliberate move to reactivate the park.
Eno made the revocation yesterday during his tour of the Layout, asserting that the decision was in overriding public interest.
“I have directed that lands within the Industrial Park at Itam, that have not been developed into industries be revoked in the overriding public interest.
“For the people who had parcels of land there and have started calling me, please I would like to beg them to allow us do what will benefit the generality of the public.” He said.
The governor during the tour also directed the immediate construction of healthcare center in the area after he was informed that the health post in Ikot Nkwo-Asutan has for years been rendering services in a shared accommodation with the Village Council.
Thanking the community for providing land for the project, the governor said, “Since you have accepted development, I want to assure you that development has come into this community. In the next one week, work will commence on this site”
The gesture, he added, was also in tandem with the “A.R.I.S.E Agenda, which harpes on agricultural revolution, rural development, infrastructural maintenance/ advancement, security management and educational advancement.