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This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: We’ve received only little support from PTF, NCDC

Akwa Ibom state government has said that it has received only little support from the Presidential Task Force and Nigeria Center for Disease Control in the fight against the spread of deadly coronavirus in the state.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom seals Christ Embassy Church

The Akwa Ibom State government said it has sealed off the headquarters of the popular pentecostal church, Christ Embassy, in Uyo.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom announces pay cut for political office holders

The Akwa Ibom State government said it is slashing the salaries of its political appointees by 20 per cent because of the economic downturn in Nigeria.
Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom governor commends ExxonMobil’s donations

Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has commended ExxonMobil for donating equipment and items worth millions of naira to curb the outbreak of coronavirus pandemic in the state.
Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom shuts livestock markets

A statement by the Secretary to the State Government and Chairman COVID-19 Management Committee, Emmanuel Ekuwem, on Tuesday, did not give reasons for the action but warned that defaulters would be prosecuted.
Akwa Ibom Governor Udom Emmanuel

Akwa Ibom bans cattle, goats transported from other states

In some new measures to halt the spread of the coronavirus, Governor Udom Emmanuel has banned cattle, goats, and rams from being brought into Akwa Ibom from other Nigerian states.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

68-year-old woman dies of coronavirus in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State government says it has lost a 68-year-old woman to coronavirus, thereby bringing the deaths from COVID-19 to two in the State.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: Lockdown continues indefinitely

The Akwa Ibom State Government has announced its decision to continue enforcing the Quarantine and Restriction of Movement order 2020 indefinitely.
The committee is chaired by Prof. Akpan H. Ekpo, a former Director General of the West African Institute for Financial & Economic Management (WAIFEM), with Prof. Emmanuel Onwioduokit, HOD of Economics at the University of Uyo as Secretary.

Akwa Ibom names Prof. Akpan Ekpo, Stan Ekeh, 18 others in post coronavirus economic...

With Nigeria and the rest of the world still coming to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic which has hobbled global economies, the Akwa Ibom State Government is already looking ahead to repositioning its economy for a post COVID-19 world.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom extends lockdown by three days

The Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Emmanuel Ekuwem, who disclosed this to journalists yesterday, said the three -days extension was to enable it review the status of the spread of Coronavirus in the State.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom: We’re yet to receive Nigerian government’s support

As the nation battles the rampaging fury of Covid-19 pandemic, with the attendant strain the management of the virus has put on the resources of State governments across the nation, Akwa Ibom State our investigations have revealed has yet to receive the financial support from the Federal Government, which reports say, most states have already received.

Akwa Ibom begins random coronavirus testing

Following a little spike in the number of confirmed cases in the state and need to review the lockdown order, the Akwa Ibom state government has concluded modalities to embark on mass testing of its citizens.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom adopts aggressive testing before relaxing lockdown

The Akwa Ibom State government Sunday said it has resolved that it was imperative to adopt aggressive testing of citizens and residents as it prepares to relax the ongoing lockdown put in place to curb the spread of COVID-19.
The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.

Akwa Ibom lifts lockdown order for two days

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom state has again directed that the ongoing lockdown order aimed at curtailing the spread of COvid-19 pandemic be carefully lifted on Friday and Saturday this week to enable residents re-stock foodstuffs and any prescribed medications.

Akwa Ibom extends lockdown by seven days

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State has extended the restrictions of movement order by one week as part of measures to contain the Coronavirus pandemic.
The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.

Akwa Ibom extends lockdown to April 30, violators get seven days community service

The first 14-day lockdown was instituted by Governor Udom Emmanuel to commence on April 3rd and expired on 5 pm of Thursday, April 16th just before the state chief judge, Justice Godwin Abraham, announced the extension of the lockdown by another 14 days as well as inaugurating a special court for the trial of offenders of Quarantine and Restriction of Movement Regulations, 2020.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Akwa Ibom discharges three coronavirus patients

Three COVID-19 patients have been discharged from the hospital in Akwa Ibom State, having tested negative after their treatment in hospital, the state government has said.
This was made known by the Secretary to State Government, SSG, Mr Emmanuel Ekuwem during the routine covid-19 press briefing held in Government House, Uyo on Tuesday, April 07, 2020

Easter: Akwa Ibom relaxes restriction order

The Akwa Ibom State Government has relaxed its 14 days restriction order in the state to enable Christians to join their counterparts world over to celebrate this year’s Easter.

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