I am very grateful, Akwa Ibom house leader host constituents
The Leader Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and the People Democratic Party (PDP) Standard bearer for Oruk Anam State Constituency Rt. Hon (Sir) Udo Kierian Akpan yesterday hosted his Constituents on a thank you ceremony.
Sir Kierian who defeated Nsikak Titus to emerged the PDP Standard bearer for Oruk Anam State constituency, Nigeria Today recalls, was full of praise for the leadership of the PDP, the elders of the constituency, the women and youths of the constituency for their support to his aspiration and that of the State governor, Governor Udom Gabriel Emmanuel.
The meeting which lasted for few hours had in attendance the Chairman of the Local government area, Otuekong Ubong Idiong, Commissioner for Education, Professor Victor Inoka, the Chairman Akwa Ibom State Waste Management board, Hon Prince Ikim, the PDP chapter chairman for Oruk Anam, Hon Pastor Jacob king, Sir S. J. Ntefreh, Hon. Pastor Paul Udofia, Hon. Sunny Udom, Hon. Jameson Okono, Elder Saturday Umana, Hon. Emmanuel Enang, Chief Bassey Essien, Among others.
Speaking on the occasion, the house leader, Sir Kierian Akpan thanked his constituents for giving him another opportunity to represent them in the State Assembly, he pledged to continue to give them effective representation, adding that he has the capacity to represent them effectively.
“I want to thank you for the trust and the confidence you have in my person, to give me another opportunity to represent you in the State Assembly, it is with a very deep sense of gratitude that I say to all of you – thank you
“When I nursed the ambition, a lot of people were happy or angry but one thing I keep saying- is that public office is a place that you send someone that will stand in for you and bring back something and I believe I have the capacity to represent you effectively”
The house leader also disclosed that there was a lot of work to be done especially in a time where the PDP was going to compete with other political parties.
“In times like this when PDP is going to compete with other political parties, more than ever before we need to be sure that we bring ourselves together and make sure that everybody is united to face the main battle ahead,” he added.
Also speaking on the occasion the Chairman of the Local Government Area, Otuekong Ubong Idiong lauded the house leader for the thank you ceremony and disclosed that the progress of the state was non-negotiable, he described the house leader as a man who has the capacity to shoulder the struggles of the people.
The commissioner of Education, Prof Inoka in his goodwill message noted that he was so delighted with what he has seen and commended the People for the unity and their readiness to support the reelection bid of governor Udom Emmanuel
In his goodwill message, the Chairman Akwa Ibom Waste Management Board, Hon. Prince Ikim appealed to the people of Oruk Anam to remain faithful and work for the success of the PDP in 2019.
Other Speakers who spoke on the occasion commended the house leader for the gesture and pledged their unalloyed support for the victory of the PDP in 2019.