Gov Udom Emmanuel, Wednesday, donated a Hyundai Elantra car to the Akwa Ibom chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Comrade Amos Etuk.
The donation was in fulfilment of the promise the governor made to Etuk when he hosted members of the pen profession in Uyo in 2019.
The governor was represented by Mr Bartholomew Akpan, the transport officer in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government.
"I gave the chairman of NUJ a car gift on the request he made during the last media get-together in Uyo,â€ the governor said.
Etuk appreciated God Almighty and thanked the governor for his benevolence.
"I thank God for this grace. I respectfully appreciate Gov Udom Emmanuel for this gesture of love and I am very appreciative,â€ he said.
Etuk said that the media in Akwa Ibom would continue to set the agenda of development in journalism and would remain strategic partners in the development of the Akwa Ibom Project. Rev Angela Ashong prayed and dedicated the vehicle to God.
Accompanying the chairman to receive the vehicle were the vice chairman of the council, Comrade Nene Afia; the state secretary, Comrade Dominic Akpan; treasurer, Imaikop Robert; and auditor, Comrade Anietie Esu.