The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 declared open the first ever Ibom Entertainment Week at Ibom Tropicana Ground, Uyo.
The governor, who was represented by the commissioner for culture and tourism, Rt. Hon Orman Esin used the occasion to thank entertainers for their unwavering support, and for being a reference point in the country. In his remark, the governor commended his special assistant on entertainment for a job welldone and requested that entertainers key into the Maintain Peace Movement.
The event was attended by representatives from nearby states, namely; Abia, represented by the senior special assistant to Abia state governor on tourism & entertainment, Hon. Onyekachi Atuloma and Cross River, led by the commissioner for culture & tourism development, Hon. Eric Anderson and the special assistant to Governor Ben Ayade on entertainment, Effiom Trombone who took their turns to deliver goodwill messages.
Activities for the day continued at night with the Ibom Royalties & Fashion Nite. While Thursday will feature a roundtable in the morning and a comedy show by evening.