The Chairman of Nsit Ubium Local Government Area, Hon. Udemeobong Sylvanus and his wife, will never be forgotten in a hurry for hosting an eventful and colorful Christmas celebration for the people at home and visiting from diaspora.

The weeklong " Christmas Made in Nsit Ubium " climaxed with a Thanksgiving Service in church for a wonderful year 2019. Indeed it was, especially for the people of Nsit Ubium, their name was on the lips of many for their outstanding achievement as a council others in Akwa Ibom state should emulate.

Tagged ‘Christmas Made in Nsit Ubium’ , the weeklong event activities created a platform to unite the people, a platform for talents  to be discovered and harnessed through series of events geared towards attracting an influx of visitors to their domain, which in the long run increases commercial activities and boost revenue for small scale business ventures. 

The event featured ; Empowerment of Women and school Children by the Nsit Ubium First Lady, Mrs Edidiong Udemeobong Sylvanus, not fewer than 30 women of the local government area were received sewing machines, cash gifts, hair dryer, while hundreds of young school children received back to school kits comprising of writing materials, school bags and shoes.

The event series was followed by an Agric & Food Expo, Children Pageant (Little Miss & Master Nsit Ubium) having the winner go home with a 1 year scholarship worth N200,000 (Two Hundred Thousand Naira). The winner of the main pageant ( Miss Nsit Ubium) went home with a car and N500,000 ( Five Hundred Thousand Naira). A special day was dedicated to Cultural Display and on Boxing Day, Thursday, December 26 the council boss hosted what is dubbed by many as the most colorful carnival float in Akwa Ibom by a local government council.

The carnival had different bands throng the streets in their astonishing costumes amidst admiration and cheers for thousands of onlookers.

On the 27th, legendary highlife star, Sir Wilker Jackson and Ibibio rap sensation, Ikpa Udo will thrilled the huge crowd at Nsit Ubium council secretariat to draw the curtains of the gigantic stage in the council secretariat which has been a beehive of fun and business activities.

The Nsit Ubium council boss and his wife have since received commendations for hosting such a magnificent carnival float and event, going down history as the first in the area and the best in the state by a local government area.

Source: Nelson NseAbasi



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