Udo Kierian Akpan wins reelection bid
By Amadie Akpabio, Uyo
The Leader , Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt Hon (Sir) Udo Kierian Akpan has won his re-election bid to represent the people of Oruk Anam State Constituency at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.
According to the result announced by the Returning Officer, Prof Bassey Atia, Sir Kierian Polled 34, 836 votes to defeat his closest rival, Hon Noah Noah of the APC who polled 9, 241.
With the result, Sir Kierian Akpan is the first House of Assembly to be elected for third consecutive times in the history of Oruk Anam State Constituency.
In his acceptance speech, Sir Kierian Akpan thanked the People of Oruk Anam for coming out enmasse to cast their votes for the PDP.
He also commended the Independent National Electoral Commission for giving the people a level playing ground to exercise their constitutional right.
Describing his victory as the people’s victory, Sir Kierian promised to work hand in hand with Governor Udom Emmanuel to bring more developmental projects to Oruk Anam.