ADF Inaugurates Ika, Etim Ekpo, Essien Udim Chapters Amidst Massive Acceptance


Pursuant to its determination to enshrine good governance and dependable leadership in Akwa Ibom State, the Akwa Ibom Democratic Forum, (ADF) has inaugurated three new chapters in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District.

Akwa Ibom Democratic Forum which is the support group of Senator Godswill Akpabio, began the series of inauguration last week with four chapters with another three; Ika, Etim-Ekpo and Essien- Udim inaugurated in addition to the series.

At Ika Local Government Area, the Director General of ADF, Obongemem Ekperikpe Ekpo, a former chairman of the Local Government Area appreciated the people of Ika for coming out en masse to identify with the group. He assured the people that Senator Godswill Akpabio, who is the Grand Leader of ADF “is a dependable leader with proven track records”.

“I discovered him when I was the Local Government Chairman of Ika, and he was the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs. As a commissioner, he channeled all his resources towards assisting people. He was not interested in buying cars, building houses but he was interested in building people. That is why nobody in Akwa Ibom State can beat the popularity of Senator Godswill Akpabio. That is why we are very proud to identify with Senator Godswill Akpabio”, he said.

The Coordinator of ADF in Ika Local Government Area, Barr. Uyobong Udom said the people of Ika were very proud to identify with the group, adding “we have no other leader that will show the way, direct us on where we should go, and take instruction from. The only leader we have is Senator Godswill Akpabio and Ika is very prepared and worthy to be a part of ADF. We will match with you all the way”.

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At Etim Ekpo Local Government Area, the Director General of ADF was impressed with the numerous testimonies from the people about what Senator Godswill Akpabio means to them, and why they are proud of their decision to support him to do more for humanity.

“Having heard the testimonies I am assured that you are ready to carry out your responsibilities as members of the executive of Akwa ibom Democratic Forum” he said.

Retired Deputy Inspect of Police (DIG), Udom Ekpo Udom, a son of Etim Ekpo Local Government Area said he has decided to team up and rally support for Senator Godswill Akpabio because of what he had done to transform Akwa Ibom State.

The retired DIG said “Senator Akapbio is worthy to be supported, and that is why I am teaming up to support him for the dependable leadership he represents. I recall when I joined the Nigerian Police Force, Uyo, the State Capital was a village. But Senator Akapbio when he was governor transformed Uyo the State Capital from a village to a cosmopolitan city. He did that because he loves Akwa Ibom, he did that because loves his people.”

The coordinator of Etim Ekpo, Mr. Ubong Afia said that ADF was a dream comes true. He enumerated the many things Senator Akpabio has done for Etim Ekpo, and assured that the people are fully in support of the group.

At Essien Udim Local Government Area, it was a mega reception, as the people came out en masse to witness the inauguration of ADF in Essien Udim.

The Director General said what he has seen has “proven that the people of Essien Udim are solidly behind their son, Senator Godswill Akpabio. I am appreciating God for the gift of a special person, in the person of Senator Akapbio.

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“In other local government that we went, we took time to list out the projects, achievements and so many other things that you can relate to make Senator Akpabio the dependable leader. But in Essien Udim LGA, I am not going to try that because you are the ones preaching the gospel, and letting us know what he had done, the so many lives he had touched, turning around Essien Udim, turning around Akwa Ibom, and turning around Niger Delta”.

The coordinator of Essien Udim, Uduak Udom said in Essien Udim they have only one leader in the person of Senator Godswill Akpabio.

“We follow Godswill because he knows what to do. Godswill has transformed the people of Essien Udim. There is no division in Essien Udim as some people are trying to make it look. We are fully in support of ADF and Senator Akpabio” he said.

In the three Local Government Areas, the group was received by jubilant and ecstatic crowd, showing willingness and readiness to support ADF and Senator Godswill Akpabio.

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