A’Ibom compensates owners of demolished property

The ongoing remodeling project and urban beautification of Eket metropolis received a boost yesterday, as the Akwa Ibom State government resumed payment of compensation to owners of property affected by the dualization of the Atabong Road in Eket area of the state.

While handing over cheques to the recipients, the Commissioner for Works, Mr. Ephraim Inyang-Eyen, charged those affected to relocate within a week so as to give way for the continuation of the exercise and for the contractors to immediately commence the out drain falls construction and the proper road project.
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He maintained that Governor Udom Emmanuel, has ensured transparency and integrity in the payment of the compensation and assured that, nobody would be shortchanged in the process as nobody would be allowed to fleece the state government in the process.