Again! Amadu Atai’s Kinsmen reject APC
...conclude strategies to reelect Gov Emmanuel, Udo Kierian
By Emma Akpabio
In the spirit of the last election victory recorded by PDP in Akwa Ibom State, Electorates in Ekparakwa Ward 7, the political ward of the APC guber running mate in Akwa Ibom State – Dr Amadu Atai, Tuesday, gathered at Ekparakwa town Hall, Oruk Anam LGA, for a strategy meeting ahead of March 9 gubernatorial and House of Assembly elections.
Calling the house to order, the PDP Ward Chairman, Mr Okon John Akan while thanking God for journey mercies, appreciated every member of the party for responding to the call. Akan called on everyone to make useful suggestions that will ensure the party’s victory during the forth coming elections.
In his remarks, the pioneer PDP Chapter Chairman of Oruk Anam, Sir S J Ntefre who was the Ward Party Agent at the Presidential and National Assembly elections, gave a quick appraisal of the results collated from the 17Units of the Ward. The Director General of Udo Kierian Campaign Organisation (Amazing Grace) while lamenting on the poor turn out of voters at the last elections, Charged all party faithfuls to return to the 14villages that make up the Ward and preach the gospel of Gov Udom Emmanuel and Sir Udo Kierian Akpan.
Also Speaking, a former works Commissioner – Dr Udoma Ekarika, congratulated all party faithfuls for the last Elections’ victory. The former APC Chieftain who reiterated that APC is a dead Party in the State, described the Deputy governorship position zoned to Ekparakwa by the opposition party as a bait to earn votes for selfish interest. Scoring the Government of Udom Emmanuel high, Ekarika emphasized that Oruk Anam people cannot disappoint their in-law who has performed excellently as the Chief Executive of the most peaceful State in Nigeria.
On his part, Chief Sonni Udom while reacting to some issues and flaws recorded during the last elections, assured the electorates that the Independent National Electoral Commission has made adequate provisions to correct all logistic challenges witnessed during the last elections. The former DG of an APC gubernatorial Aspirant admonished the good people of the area to mobilize electorates to come out massively and vote for Gov Emmanuel and Sir Akpan during the March 9 elections. Chief Udom reminded all PDP faithfuls turn up for the mob up campaign rally scheduled for Wednesday, at Uyo Township Stadium.
The runner up of the PDP House of Assembly primaries election in Oruk Anam – Engr Peter Titus while speaking, reaffirmed the determination of the youths of Ekparakwa Ward 7 to reelect Gov Emmanuel and Rt Hon Sir Udo Kierian Akpan. The oil and gas expert cum philanthropist, charged the youths to look beyond the immediate financial reward and vote for Gov Emmanuel who understands the dynamics of the economy.
According to Peter “a vote for Gov Emmanuel is a vote for the completion of all the projects Initiated in Oruk Anam LGA”. The public spirited Entrepreneur finally charged the youths not to be intimated by the activities of the opposition, but to remain on ground and confirm that their votes count.
While chanting some songs of victory, the PDP Women Leader of the area, Mrs Okon Evans in her vote of thanks, charged the women to reciprocate the kind gestures of their daughter and sister – Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel, by voting the husband for a second term in office.