A portable water facility is to be provided for the people of Nwaniba village in Uruan Local Government Area courtesy of the Akwa Ibom State Government.
Governor Udom Emmanuel announced this Thursday when he unveiled a new recreational facility and tourists hub, The Resort CARABANA sited at Nwaniba village off Ibom Icon Hotels.
Speaking at the official opening of the facility located in the outskirts of Nwaniba road, Governor Emmanuel said the borehole was to ensure a clean source of drinking water for residents of the riverine community and his special way of encouraging private sector initiatives.
He commended the foresight and commitment of the owners of the Resort and challenged the management to develop the facility to become a major tourist site in the state and to complement the Ibom Icon Hotels.
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While encouraging more private sector-driven investments, the Governor assured of the government’s support to such ventures, assuring that his administration will continue to provide the enabling environment for private businesses to thrive.
The General Manager of Resort CARABANA, Mr. Aniefiok James in his brief, said the facility aims at providing recreation for individuals, families, and organizations, reducing unemployment, and boosting tourism development in Akwa Ibom.