Governor Udom Emmanuel, flagged off the planting of 300,000 special breed of coconut seedlings in Akwa Ibom, announcing September 18 as the annual state coconut day in the state.
This followed the government’s target of cultivating two million coconut seedlings in the State to serve as raw materials for the just completed St. AGabriel’s Coconut Oil Factory at Mkpat-Enin.