Akwa Ibom State executive council has approved the establishment of an Audit commission.
The resolution was reached at the council’s meeting held at the Government House, Uyo and presided over by the State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel.
Briefing Newsmen after the meeting, Commissioner for Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport, Mr Akan Okon, said the the audit commission would ensure accountability in the management of public resources.
The Council also approved the establishment of a gender policy, a requirement for the COVID 19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus Programme of the World Bank, State Commissioner for Agriculture, Doctor Glory Edet said.
State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Ini Ememobong said that the Council also deliberated on the full year report of the Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort in preparation for the Public Private Partnership.