Hon Mbang Confidence, member representing Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency at the Niger Delta Youth Parliament (ndyp) moves motion supporting distinguished senator asuquo ekpenyong ‘s first motion for the rehabilitation of the calabar – oban border access road linking cameroon.
NOMINATES RT HON CHIEF (DR) ALEX EGBONA FOR CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY
The member representing the good and dogged youths of Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency at the Niger Delta Youth Parliament (NDYP), Hon. Mbang Confidence, moved a motion supporting the first motion of Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong, Senator representing the good people of the Southern Senatorial District, Cross River State.
The motion which was number three (3) on the order paper of the day, read thus:
“A motion supporting Distinguished Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong’s motion for the rehabilitation of the Calabar – Oban – Ekang Border Access Road linking Cameroon, in order to ease the transportion of citizens, goods and services for Cross Riverians, Southerners and Nigerian at large.”
The member noted that the motion was an extra – ordinary one, and his guts to move same was engineered by the fact that, Senator Asuquo has noted that the youths of Nigeria were his major constituency, and not just the Calabar South people.
Hon. Mbang noted that Setraco Nig. Ltd was awarded the contract of two hundred and fifty million naira (N250,000.00), but never mobilized their machineries for for the project.
The Honourable member made the following prayers:
1. That the leadership of the Niger Delta Youth Parliament (NDYP), should send delegates to the National Assembly to plea for speedy approval and implementation of Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong’s motion;
2. That Setraco Nig. Ltd having been awarded the contract should mobilize to the location immediately for commencement of work;
3. That the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), to carry out urgent repairs of damage parchments of the road in order to temporarily savage the situation;
4. That the committee on works of the Parliament, the Senate, and the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, to ascertain the reason for the delay in commencement of work.
In the same vein, Rt. Hon. Justin Obongha, the leader of the Parliament and member representing the good people of Obubra/Etung, lamented that after ceding our oil wells to Cameroon, the Federal Government have still, neglected to repair our roads.
Other members of the Parliament lend their voices to the actualization of the road. More strategically, Hon. David Osaetin Victor Omo-Egbarevba, member representing Orhionnmwon/Uhunmunode Federal Constituency, called for urgent security presence in the Calabar – Oban – Ekang Border, so as to cushion any attendant security threat courtesy of the deplorable state of the road.
Hon. Mbang Confidence also moved a motion to revitalize the existing refineries owned by the Federal Government of Nigeria, and to rehabilitate, reform and engage in a radical transfiguration/reorientation of oil bunkers in the Niger Delta region, to serve as reformed citizens with skills for the betterment of the nation’s oil sector. The motion was supported by four (4) members and seriously discoursed.
To round it up, Rt. Hon. Chief (Dr) Alex Egbona was nominated for a Certificate of competence by Hon. Mbang for his mark on leadership.