Hon. Aniekan Bassey: A Legislator Par Excellence
The need to continue to empower the underprivileged in our midst cannot be over-emphasized; Hon. Aniekan Bassey is an exemplary Representative who have been able to match words with action in the course of time.
Hon. Bassey understands the needs of his constituents. He is tactical, critical, deft, listening, enthusiastic, brilliant and an articulate personnel; he is a model Representative so to say.
His just concluded empowerment programm have been able to address the issue of job creation and empowerment to youths of Uruan Inyang Atakpor, scholarship for students and skill acquisition for women.
We will continue support the interests of our communities through intelligent engagement and constructive criticisms.
Within the short period of Hon. Aniekan Bassey in Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly the following achievements have been recorded:
-Renovation of Town Hall at Ekim Enen
-Renovation of Use Uruan Town Hall courtesy of Seven Energy
-Installation of 300KVA Electricity Transformer at Ikot Inyang Esuk Central 3
-Installation of Electricity Transformer at Afaha Ikot Issiet,South 2
-Renovation of 4 Classroom Blocks at Ikpa Uruan North 1
-Facilitated the upgrading of Nung Ikono Ufok Village Market
-Construction of 6 Classroom Blocks at Akan Obio Uruan
-Provided relief materials and cash to two warring communities (Anakpa and Nna Enin) to help them resettle.
-Provision of fishing canoes and nets to fishermen
Also, since the primary responsibility of a legislator is law making, Hon. Aniekan Bassey has sponsored and co-sponsored the following Bills and Motions and Matters of Urgent Public Importance in the floor of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly:
-Bill for Law to provide for regulation of rent for premises, recovery of premises and for matters connected therewith;
-Bill to protect the Physically Challenged Persons against all forms of discriminations;
-Bill to establish Constituency Projects Development Fund;
-Bill to establish Building and Civil engineering construction Materials Quality and Control Centre;
-Bill to establish Akwa Ibom State Utility Infrastructure Management and Compliance Agency;
-Bill to establish Akwa Ibom State Social Housing Scheme;
-Bill to establish Akwa Ibom State Youth Development Fund;
-Motion for the need to curb the invasion/ annexation of Uruan LGA by marauding militants from Cross River State;
-Motion on the need for Akwa Ibom State Government’s Involvement in Agricultural Value Chain to ensure sustainable food security and improve foreign earning;
-Matter of Urgent Public Importance on the murder of Daniel Bassey Solomon from Ifiayong Usuk on the floor of the House whose case is being vigorously pursued in court;
-As Chairman of the House of Assembly Services Committee, he facilitated the renovation of the Assembly Chapel, VIP Lounge, Conference Hall and the General Reception.