The construction of N1.13 trillion ($2.016 billion) Ibom Deepsea Port project has been shifted to 2022 after it was delayed for two years.
The construction of the port was slated to begin in 2019 and scheduled for completion in 2021. However, the state government failed to start the project after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) granted approval for the construction in 2018.
The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, said during the presentation of the state’s 2022 budgetary outlay of N582.115 billion that government would commence the construction of Ibom Deep Seaport and development of the Ibom Industrial City to complement government efforts in the creation of enduring structures for 300,000 jobs, wealth creation and increased Internally Generate Revenue (IGR)…
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