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Chairman of the Association of Cross River Online Journalists (ACROJ) Mr. Edem Darlington has been appointed as member into the community interface committee of the Nigerian Local Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB).
The Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board is building an oil and gas industrial park in Onim-Ankiong community in Odukpani LGA.
Mr. Darlington was inaugurated alongside a former member of the Cross River State House of assembly, Hon. Bassey Akiba and the acting Clan Head of Onim-Ankiong community, Barr. Edet Etim who will act as the Chairman of the Committee. Other are Engr. Francis Ekpo Archibong, Mr. Ekpenyong Atting on the side of the community. According to Engr. Wabote, members of the committee is drawn from the community, contractors and the NCDMB.
Inaugurating the Committee, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board, Engr. Simi Wabote said the job of the Committee members is to interface with NCDBM and the contractors to ensure smooth and seamless construction of the industrial park in Odukpani for the benefit of the people.
He expressed confidence in the calibre of members of the Committee and congratulated them on their new role.
Mr. Edem Darlington who is also the publisher of NKONG, an oil and gas focused online news site has been a major player in the oil and gas media relations with over a decade experience.
The event which was performed at the site of the oil and gas industrial park in Onim-Ankiong, Odukpani LGA was attended by the Obong of Calabar and the Paramount Ruler of Odukpani LGA.
In his remarks the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V, expressed joy over the project and maintained confidence that the project will see the light of day because of the calibre of professional hands incharge.
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