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Senator Gershom Bassey's score card revealed... You'll be shocked



Senator representing Southern Senatorial District of Cross River State, Gershom Bassey's scorecard for his time in the National Assembly has been revealed. We saw of video of the achievements of the Senator whom many are saying have done remarkably well, and it is quite shocking seeing that this is his first term in office as a Senator.
In the video, a list of projects completed by him was compiled.
Amonsgt them were:

ROAD PROJECTS:

Rehabilitation of Calabar- Idundu-Oban-Ekang Road - AKAMKPA

Rehabilitation of Calabar- Akamkpa-Biase Road - AKAMKPA

Earth works in Ikpai – AKAMKPA

Rehabilitation of Calabar-Atimbo-Ikang Road – AKPABUYO

Rehabilitation of Akpet Central-Ugbem-Biakpan-Asaga Road – BIASE

Rehabilitation of Calabar- Akamkpa-Biase Road – BIASE

Strong representation for the construction of the East- West Road

Strong representation for the construction of the Calabar – Lagos Railway line

Land development and irrigation/Drainage/Flood control in Eniong Creek Control - ODUKPANI

Calabar-ODUKPANI-Itu Road dualization


SCHOOL PROJECTS:

Construction of Classroom Blocks & Furnishing of School library and Solar power borehole – Ojuk South, AKAMKPA

Renovation and furnishing of School library – Akamkpa Urban, AKAMKPA

Construction of Classroom Blocks & Furnishing of School libraries and Solar power borehole - Ndon Nyam, ODUKPANI


WATER PROJECTS:

Construction of Kwa Falls Multi-purpose Dam - AKAMKPA

Mini Solar Powered Water Scheme, Ndeghe and Oban – AKAMKPA

Provision of Solar Powered Borehole in Ikot Abasi Effiom village - AKPABUYO

Mini Solar Powered Water Scheme, Ikot Ekriba and Akwa Ikot Edet Nsa - AKPABUYO

Provision of Integrated Water Scheme in 4 locations: Okurike, Ikot-Ana, Ijum- Urugbam and Betem, BIASE

Mini Solar Powered Water Scheme in Abakpa and Abaribara, BIASE

Mini Solar Powered Water Scheme in Ibonda, Odukpani


HOSPITAL PROJECTS:

Equipping of Primary Health Centre, Uwet, Akamkpa

Equipping of Primary Health Center at Ekpo Abasi, Calabar South

Equipping of UCTH with laundry equipment – CALABAR MUNICIPALITY

Equipping of Primary Health Centre, Akai Effa – CALABAR MUNICIPALITY

Equipping of Six (6) Primary Health Centers at Odukpani Central, Ikot Essien, Ndon-nwong, Qua, Oduyama, Obomitiat, Odukpani


YOUTH & WOMEN EMPOWERMENT:

Construction of Lock-up shops in Akpabuyo

Construction of Lock-up shops at Ikot Eneobong, 8Miles, Calabar Municipality

Provision of a brand new 20 Seater Passenger Engine Driven Ferry Boat Powered by twin 85HP Outboard Engine, Ikot Ana, Biase

Training of 150 youths and women on various skills – CALABAR SOUTH, MUNICIPALITY, AKAMKPA, AKPABUYO, ODUKPANI, BIASE & BAKASSI

Provision of Brand new 18 Seater Bus to the Physically Challenged Community – CALABAR SOUTH

Provision of Brand new 18 Seater Bus women groups across – CALABAR SOUTH, MUNICIPALITY, AKAMKPA, AKPABUYO, ODUKPANI, BIASE & BAKASSI.

Provision of 18 Generators and 10 Grinding machines for women across– CALABAR SOUTH, MUNICIPALITY, AKAMKPA, AKPABUYO, ODUKPANI, BIASE & BAKASSI.

Provision of a Brand new 20 Seater Passenger Engine Driven Ferry Boat Powered by twin 85HP Outboard Engine - ODUKPANI

Establishment of one of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Park (NOGIC Park), Onim Ankiong, ODUKPANI


EMPLOYMENT

Over 200 names have been sent to various Ministries and agencies of the Federal Government (DPR, FIRS, PENCOM, PTDF, CIVIL DEFENCE, ETC) and the employment of these persons are being processed.

Whilst the process is on, over fifty (50) persons have been successfully recruited/employed into the following MDAs through the intervention of the Distinguished Senator:

Federal Ministry of Trade & Investment, Federal Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Calabar, Nigeria Security & Civil Defence Corps, Central Bank of Nigeria, National Assembly, Abuja National Bureau of Statistics, National Board for Arabic & Islamic Studies, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants & Internally Displaced Persons, Nigerian Institute of Social & Economic Research, Nigeria Content Development And Monitoring Board, Nigeria Police Force


CONSTITUENTS’ OUTREACH

A total of =N=213,000,000 (Two hundred and thirteen million) Naira and counting has been paid out to many constituents from June 2015 to date through the following but not limited to:

 Yuletide\Town Hall Meetings

 School fees, accommodation, medicals and Other travel expense payments

 Burial, Child dedication, Marriage and birthday celebrations

 Associations’ and Interest groups’ support


SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

Three persons from Bakassi, Akamkpa and Biase LGA currently being processed for Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Local Masters Scholarship Award in various Universities within Nigeria.

Three persons from Calabar South and Calabar Municipality LGA have been processed and mobilized for Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) Foreign PHD and Masters Scholarship Award in United Kingdom


BACK-TO-SCHOOL PROJECT

The grass root Child Educational initiative for the academic support of over 200constituent children across the Southern Senatorial District through the provision of school bags, books, textbooks, pencils, pen, crayon, drawing book, erasers, sharpeners, rulers and mathematical sets.


SPONSORED PROGRAMMES

The successful and well attended Local Content Workshop organized by Senate Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream) in collaboration with New Planet Projects was facilitated to be hosted in Calabar Cross River State; with a rewarding value chain effect on the Calabar business climate – hotels, hospitality, car rentals, photographers, tour guides, etc.

The facilitation of the establishment of Zonal offices of the Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) and Department of Petroleum Resources in Calabar, Cross River State.

The facilitation of a niche Subsea Engineering Training Program in Port Harcourt partnership with AGIP and NIGERIA CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND MONITORING BOARD (NCDMB).The facilitation of a SHELL NIGERIAN EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION COMPANY (SNEPCO)Capacity Development Programme in Lagos, partnership with NIGERIA CONTENT DEVELOPMENT AND MONITORING BOARD (NCDMB).

The facilitation of vocational skills training of fourteen (14) constituents by the National Directorate of Employment (NDE).

The submission of 150 constituent names to National Directorate of Employment (NDE) for vocational skills training.

The facilitation for upgrade of Technical Colleges across Southern Senatorial District; funding of endowment of Professorial Chair in Petroleum Engineering Department of the Universities in Cross River State; and the institutional upgrade and establishment of specialized welding training centers in the Universities in Cross River State all by Petroleum related MDAs.

The facilitation of University Lecturer Enhancement Programme for Academic Staff of the Universities in Cross River State

The facilitation, submission and subsequent enlistment of constituent youths and women in the Bank of Industry (BOI) Government Enterprise and Empowerement Program (GEEP) for the provision of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) MarketMoni to over 70 constituents through 14 Micro Multi-purpose Cooperative Societies across the Southern Senatorial District.

The deployment of an open-door-operative full sized advert board/display of active phone numbers for ease of communication between the constituents and the Senator.

The facilitation and submission of over 80 names of constituent youths and women for the N-Power stipend provision scheme.

The facilitation of the establishment of one of the Nigeria Oil and Gas Park (NOGIC Park) at Odukpani LGA, Cross River State and the deployment of local content manpower – contractors, consultants, professional skilled and unskilled labour.

The facilitation of the ECOWAS Parliament annual visit to Cross River State Government and to the Cross River State House of Assembly as well as to the Council of Chiefs.

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

SENATE JOINT COMMITTEES

Chairman, Petroleum Resources (Upstream) Technical Sub-Committee on Policy, Process & Procedure and Compliance.

Joint Committee on Petroleum Resources (Upstream and Downstream) and Gas Resources.

Joint Committee on Finance, Trade & Investment, Gas, Banking Insurance & Other Financial Institutions, Judiciary, Human Rights & Legal Matters, Petroleum Resources (Upstream), and Customs, Excise & Tariff

Joint Committee on Poverty Alleviation & Social Welfare, National Planning & Economic Affairs

Joint Committee to Investigate the Implementation of Local Content Development Fund

Joint Committee on Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

Joint Committee on Joint Venture Cash Calls Obligation

Joint Committee on Science and Technology and Defence.

Joint Committee on Gas, Petroleum Resources Upstream, Finance and Appropriation -  To work on the 2016, 2017 and 2018 Medium-Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP)

Ad-hoc Committee on Import Duty Waiver, Concessions & Grants.

Ad-hoc Committee on Investigation of Local Content Elements and Cost Variations Relating to Egina Oil Field.

Member, ECOWAS Parliament

Member, GLOBE (The Global Legislators Organization for a Balanced Environment) Nigeria ­– An international network comprising of parliamentarians from over 99 countries committed to developing and overseeing the implementation of laws in pursuit of sustainable development.

Member, NIGERIA-MOROCCO Parliamentary Friendship Group – A working platform for actualizing the implementation of the bilateral MOUs signed between Nigeria and Morocco in 2016.



STANDING COMMITTEES

Vice Chairman, Senate Committee: Petroleum Resources (Upstream)

Member, Senate Committee: Water Resources

Member, Senate Committee: Defence

Member, Senate Committee: Federal Character & Inter-Governmental Affairs

Member, Senate Committee: National Planning & Economic Affairs

Member, Senate Committee: Local Content

Member, Senate Committee: Cooperation and Integration in Africa/NEPAD

Member, Senate Committee: Gas Resources



SPONSORED BILLS

Correction, Reformation and Re-integration Centre (establishment, etc) Bill, 2016 (second reading)A Bill for an Act to amend the Criminal Justice (Release from Custody)(Special Provision) Act, CAP C40 LFN 2011 and for Other Related Matters  (second reading)Fire (Hazard, Prevention and Safe guard) Bill, 2018 (First Reading)Flags and Coat of Arms Act CAP F31 LFN 2004 (Amendment) Bill, 2018 (First Reading)National Boundary Commission Act CAP N10 LFN 2004 (Amendment) Bill, 2018 (First Reading)Federal Polytechnic, Akpabuyo (Establishment) Bill, 2018 (First Reading)

CO-SPONSORED BILLS

A Bill for an Act to amend the National Petroleum Corporation Act CAP N123 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 2004 and for other matters connected therewith, 2017Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, 2017Petroleum Industry Administration Bill, 2017Petroleum Host Communities Development Bill, 2017Petroleum Fiscal Reform Bill, 2017Nigerian Financial Intelligence Agency Bill, 2018A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of the National Poverty Eradication Commission and for other matters connected therein, 2016A Bill for an Act to establish the Defence Space Administration, develop satellite technology and to ensure security of the nation’s cyber activities and for related matters, 2016.Appropriation Bill, 2016, 2017.A Bill for an Act to establish the gas flaring prohibition Bill, 2017A Bill for an Act to amend the River Basin Development Act CAP R9 LFN 2004 (Amendment) Bill, 2018

SPONSORED MOTIONS

Calabar Football Viewing Centre Tragedy (to cause the Electricity Distribution Companies to carry out regular checks and maintenance of their installations so as to forestall tragedies such as this)

A Call for the Proper Resettlement and Compensation of the Bakassi People

The need to ascertain the Degree of Local Content in the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry (for the strict compliance of the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry  Content Development Act (NOGIC)2010 that amongst other things promotes indigenous participation in the management and control of the oil and gas industry from all categories)

Need for Intensified Sensitization on Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in the Nigerian Agricultural Sector.

Motion on Boundary Crisis arising from non-delimitation of Nigerian Internal Boundaries.

Need for the harmonization of Biometric Data of Nigerian Citizens.

CO-SPONSORED MOTIONS

Need to Revive and Resuscitate River Basin Development Authorities (RBDAs) – to cause the RBDAs to carry out the actual function for which they were set-up which include provision of water for irrigation and domestic water supply, recreation facilities and fisheries project.

The State of disrepair and total collapse of the Ikot Ekpene – Itu – Calabar Federal Highway

Re: Bakassi Indigenes in Diaspora in the Cameroons (to amongst other resolutions; call on the Cameroonian government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to respect the provisions of the Green Tree Agreement)

The need to urgently resuscitate collapse of Road Infrastructure in Nigeria

The abuse of the Treasury Single Account

Urgent need for the Federal Government to intervene in Ladoke Akintola University of Technology imbroglio in order to save the future of the innocent youths.

The urgent need to resuscitate River basin Development Authorities

The need to urgently seek the resuscitation of Collapsed and Ailing Industries as well as the establishment of new ones to rejuvenate the economy.

The urgent need to avoid the imminent disruption of full academic activities and closure of the University of Maiduguri due to rising insecurity occasioned by the spate of suicide bomb attacks.

The urgent need to complete the East/West Road, especially the section along Aba/Eleme Road Junction to Onne Road Junction.

Influx of Refugees from the Republic of Cameroun to some border communities in Cross River State and its attendant security fallout.

The need to check the rising menace pharmaceutical drug abuse among youths especially in Northern Nigeria.

The legislative investigation of Local Content elements and cost variants relating to the Egina Oil Field and other related matters.      

The urgent need to stop the increasing rate of child labour, molestation and abuse in Nigeria.

Need to make adequate provision for inclusive and accessible Basic Education for children with disabilities in Nigeria

2 comments:

Unknown said...

Fantastic effort! Good representation! Better than ever before; I mean his predecessors.

Unknown said...

Lest I forget, you deserve another term.

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