Mrs Blessing Urua: The New Akwa Ibom Director Of Information

Behold The New Director Of Information – Mrs Blessing Urua

Mrs. Blessing Urua is now the new State Director of Information. Until her re-assignment, Mrs. Urua was the Director in-charge of the Technical Services of the Ministry of Information and Strategy and also the Dean of Directors in the Ministry.

The re-assignment was made by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong at a management meeting held today, Monday 28th February, 2022 in the Conference room of the Ministry.

According the Commissioner, Mrs. Blessing Urua is the most Senior Director in the Ministry and should therefore fill the vacant position of the Director of Information which has remained open following the appointment of the former Director of Information, Akparawa James Edet as a Permanent Secretary.

Comrade Ini Ememobong expressed the hope that, the re-assignment of the most Senior Director, as the Director of Information, will put paid to the unpopular practice of bringing-in personnel from the parastatal of the Ministry to head the Information Directorate, when there are capable Directors in the headquarters.

He congratulated Mrs Blessing Urua on her new office and urged other Directors to rally round her and give her the necessary support to succeed for the benefit and development of the Ministry.

Also speaking, the newly posted Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Information and Strategy, Akparawa James Edet, expressed deep appreciation to the Commissioner on the appointment of Mrs. Blessing Urua as the Director of Information, stating that, the action has gone into the annals of history of the State, as the Commissioner who abrogated the obnoxious friction in the Ministry caused by the bringing in of staff of parastatals of the Ministry to head the Information Directorate.

He congratulated the new Director of Information on her re-assignment and thanked all the Directors for supporting the Commissioner on his decision to restore the glory and fortunes of the Ministry and prayed that with this new development, Directors of the Ministry will experience elevation and enjoy appointment at all fronts.

Others re-assigned included: Mr Joseph Etem, now Director of Technical Services and Mr. Aniekan Ukpong now Director of Strategy. The re-assignment takes immediate effect.

Present at the management meeting were: the Director of Public Relations, Mrs Grace Akpan, the Director of Administration, Mrs.Tiuba Nduonofit, the Director of Finance and Accounts, Mrs. Stella Akpanekwere, the Director of Archives, Mr. Edet Nsungwara and the General Editor of Publications in the Ministry, Mr Marvellous-Friday Udoh.

We join the Permanent Secretary, Akparawa James Edet, stakeholders of the Information sector and all right thinking members of the society to thank the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong on his unwavering poise and commitment towards the growth and development of staff of the Ministry.

Hearty Congratulations Mrs. Blessing Urua, State Director of Information.

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