Recall that His Excellency, the Governor had earlier directed the suspension of the usual public celebrations scheduled to mark the 33rd anniversary of state creation.
However, there are vintage events that must hold during the anniversary. Therefore take notice that the following events will hold:
SUNDAY 20th SEPTEMBER, 2020
9am: Thanksgiving service at Banquet Hall, Government House, Uyo. Strictly on invitation
WEDNESDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER, 2020
7am: State broadcast by His Excellency the Governor to mark the 33rd anniversary of state creation
11am: Presentation of emblem, flag, coat of arms and anthem of the state at the Banquet Hall, Government House, Uyo. (Strictly on invitation)
Noon: Commissioning of Akwa Ibom State Council of Chiefs Complex and swearing in/presentation of staff of office to a new Paramount Ruler. (Strictly on invitation)
THURSDAY, 24th SEPTEMBER, 2020
10am: Commissioning of the remodeled Immanuel General Hospital, Eket and commissioning of internal roads in Eket
Friday, 25th September, 2020
10am: Commissioning of General Hospital Awa, Onna and Ikot Ebekpo-Ikot Ebidang Road, Onna
Covid-19 Protocols will be strictly observed at all these events.
Comrade Ini Ememobong
Honourable Commissioner for Information & Strategy,