Today 4th January 2018 will remain a memorable day in the heart of selected few citizens in Ibeno Local Government Area.
The Executive Chairman Pst. Rt.Hon. Ifum Henry Udoh in a unique way put an end to the agitation of some youths in the local government area.
This was evident by the inauguration of the Revenue Mobilization Committee in the local government area.
The event which took place during the early hours of today at the local government council secretariat though short but was very significant and impactful.
The council boss in his opening remarks told the yet to be inaugurated eleven member committee to consider themselves lucky even as the local government council holds them to high esteem.
He further urged them to imbibe the his leadership ideology which centers on unity,peace and love, knowing to well that life is more of the spiritual than the physical, they should work with the fear of God and should put away every iota of distrust amongst them.
The secretary of Ibeno Local Government council, Mr Godwin Enyina, immediately after the chairmans’ speech, read out the names of the eleven members to form the committee.
The chairman then assigned portfolios to them while inaugurating them at the same time.
The newly inaugurated Revenue Mobilization Committee chairman, Mr Robert Joshua Mkpat, on behalf of the entire committee members gave an acceptance speech, thanking the Local Government Council and Akwa Ibom State Governor, His Excellency Mr Udom Emmanuel in extension.
He also requested for an office space and an official vehicle to aid their job.
The council boss in response promised to look into their request in due course.
Below is the list of Ibeno Local Government Area Revenue Mobilization Committee members and their portfolios.
1.Joshua R. Mkpat – Chairman.
2. Pastor Favour Ukim – Vice Chairman.
3. Enyina Herkins- Secretary.
4. Ibok P. Etukudo – Member
5. Victor Edikpo – Member
6. Okon Asuquo – Member
7. Godwin Effiong – Member
8. Bassey R. Mfon – Member
9. Ukpong Ntutubok Bassey. – Member
10. Samuel Akpanika – Member
11. Godwin Mbiam. – Member
Mr Robert Joshua Mkpat (Chairman, Ibeno Revenue Mobilization Committee)
Mr. Favour Ukim (Vice Chairman, Ibeno Revenue Mobilization Committee)
Newly inaugurated Revenue Mobilization Committee members posing with the executives of Ibeno Local Government Council.