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ARISE Agenda: Eno mobilises donor agencies for Akwa Ibom development

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno has approved the re-structuring of the Department of Multilateral and Donor Agencies, in line with his economic blueprint known as the ARISE Agenda.

The ARISE Agenda is based on a five-point programme of related development components – Agricultural revolution, Rural development, Infrastructural maintenance/advancement, Security management and Education advancement. The Governor considers the ARISE Agenda as his “contract with the Akwa Ibom people”, which ”will positively affect livelihood in the long run”.

During a meeting with Multlateral and Donor Agencies last Friday, the Governor, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Prince Enobong Uwah said all functions and responsibilities of development partners and donor agencies would now be supervised by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Economic Matters, Dr. Uduakobong Inam.

Participants at the Multlateral and Donor Agencies meeting with Akwa Ibom State Government’s representatives

In attendance were representatives from the United Nations, the United States Agency for International Development, the World Health Organisation, the World Bank, the European Union and other lead implementing partners.

The implementation partners explained their job functions, thematic areas, scope and Programme Development Objective to the Governor and pledged to support the ARISE Agenda.

Mrs. Inam said the that the Eno administration would ensure that the partnership is sustained by creating an enabling environment for all development partners and donor agencies.

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