Akwa Ibom remained on the thresh hold of an economic breakthrough given the degree of investment in the industrialisation agenda of the present administration.
Emmanuel who said this in Uyo yesterday enjoined the people of the state to cultivate the virtue of positive confession maintaining that God has shown his grace to the state and by extension the country despite the downturn in the economy.
The Governor regretted that Nigeria had not evolved measures to forestall economic degeneration even after experiencing several economic fluctuations in the past.
He however stated that Akwa Ibom would in no distant time become a beacon of light in Nigeria in view of the solid industrialisation programmes of his administration.
Emmanuel appealed to the people to exercise patience saying that the investment has been at the gestation stage and would soon materialise for all to benefit.
He cautioned youths not to allow themselves to be used to cause social disorder under the guise of economic hardship stressing that the future belongs to them and called on the church to continually pray for a divine turn around in the economic fortunes, peace and progress of the state and country.

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