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Akwa Ibom State Government has sued for understanding and patience from the people of Uruan Local Government Area as efforts are being intensified towards the completion of Nduetong/Ibiaku Uruan road and other ongoing road projects in the area.

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Governor Udom Emmanuel gave the assurances yesterday when he visited Uruan for the official commissioning of Spectrum Television, a privately-owned TV station sited in the area.

The governor, while giving an insight on the level of work done so far, said the construction company was taking advantage of the weather to speed up the work, especially at the bridge.

However, the governor directed the Ministry of Works and Fire Service to double the effort for the timely completion of the road projects.

On the new TV station, Spectrum, Governor Emmanuel appreciated the entrepreneurial spirit exhibited by Mr. Tony Afia, Chairman of TAF Media Group, saying his traceable foundation of hard work was commendable.

The governor while saluting the pioneering strides by Mr. Afia, warned against sensational reportage capable of demarketing the state and tasked the management of the TV station to uphold the best traditions of broadcast journalism for continued unity and growth in the state.

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The commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Emem-Obong in his message of goodwill noted that the station would not just open the area for more businesses but would project the culture and people of Akwa Ibom to the world.

Earlier in his welcome remarks, the Chairman, TAF Media Group, Mr. Tony Afia expressed appreciation to God for the realization of Spectrum Television which license was granted by the regulatory body, Nigerian Broadcasting Commission, NBC in 2015.

Mr. Afia specifically thanked Governor Udom Emmanuel for coming to inaugurate the station, 90 days after its official broadcast and assured of content-driven programs for viewers’ delight.

The high point of the event was the presentation of the award of excellence to the governor by TAF Media Group for the massive infrastructural strides in the state.

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