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29TH ANNIVERSARY OF AKWA IBOM STATE

29TH ANNIVERSARY OF STATE CREATION/FIRST ANNIVERSARY OF “DAKKADA” PHILOSOPHY/NIGERIA’S 56TH INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

As Akwa Ibom State turns 29 on Friday, 23rd September, 2016, and Nigeria 56 on 1st October, 2016, the State Government has put in place a number of activities to mark these epochal events, below is a comprehensive programme of activities lined up to commemorate the 2016 State Creation Anniversary and Nigeria’s Independence Day Celebration.
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PROGRAMME OF ACTIVITIES

Mon.19th Sept. 2016
Press Briefing @ NUJ Centre
3.00pm
NUJ Press Centre

Tue.20th
Sept. 2016
Media Parley by His Excellency, the Governor
4.00pm
Banquet Hall, Govt. House, Uyo

Wed.21st Sept. 2016
1st Anniversary of FEYReP
10.00am
Ibom Hall

Thursday
22nd Sept 2016
Flag-off of Projects:

Construction of 19.3km Anua-Mbak-Ishiet Road
Construction of Ikpe Ikot Nkon- Obotme- Arochukwu Road
Construction 17.4km Odoro Ikpe-
Mbiabet Ikpe Road with 30m Span Bridge (Rice Mill Road)
10.00am
12 noon Beach front, Urua Ishiet, Uruan

Friday -23rd Sept. 2016
Swearing-in of Paramount Rulers
10.00am
Banquet Hall, Govt. House, Uyo

29th Anniversary Celebration/1st Year Anniversary of “DAKKADA” Philosophy

(Theme: FROM GLORY TO GLORY)

Uyo Township
Stadium, Uyo

Cocktail Party- 7pm
Banquet Hall, Govt. House, Uyo

Sunday 25th Sept.2016
29th State Anniversary/Nigeria’s 56th Independence Thanksgiving Service

Theme: Our Ever Present Help
(Ps. 46:1)
Speaker: Rev. Father Dominic Umoh
10.00am
St. Anne Catholic Church, Ifuho, Ikot Ekpene

Saturday 1st Oct.2016
Independence Day Celebration
10.00am
Uyo Township Stadium

All citizens and residents are requested to participate fully in the activities/programme

Aniekan Umanah
Hon. Commissioner for Information/Chairman
Programmes and Publicity sub-committee

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