At Grand Finale Of Ward To Ward Tour:Akpabio Urges People To Support APC For The Completion Of Uncommon Transformation

The Campaign Organisation of the candidate for Akwa Ibom North West Senatorial District, Senator Godswill Akpabio and the Gubernatorial Campaign Council for Obong Akanimo Udofia and his running mate, Rt. Hon. Victor Antai, on Friday jointly consulted the traditional rulers of Essien Annang, in Essien Udim Local Government Area and asked for their blessings as the ward to ward tour of the senatorial district ends.

Speaking at the well attended rally, Senator Akpabio said that just like Jesus Christ appointed Judas Iscariot as one of his disciples, who later betrayed him, he also made a mistake in 2015 and adminished the people to forgive him, but continue to keep faith with him as one man, who is committed to the welfare and development of Akwa Ibom people.

The National Vice Chairman of the APC Presidential Campaign Council (PCC), disclosed that the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in Akwa Ibom has a lot to contend with noting that God has placed many obstacles against their victory at the forthcoming 2023 polls, adding, “it is time for Akwa Ibom people to be liberated from the shackles of misrule and poverty it had plunged the state into in the last eight years.”

He pledged to ensure that major and economically viable roads in the Senatorial district were given both national and local attention. He reminded the people of the local government that it was the turn of Essien Annang extraction of Essien Udim to produce the next State House of Assembly Member in 2023, disclosing that the APC therefore, in its wisdom, had given its ticket and support to a bonafide, committed and qualified son of Essien Annang, Hon. Uduak Etim Udom, for the position.

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In his remarks at the rally which signalled the Grand Finale of the ward to ward tour of the senatorial district, the APC governorship candidate, Obong Akan Udofia, while addressing the Essien Annang traditional rulers, promised to provide vehicles to all Clan Heads when given the mandate as the state governor, disclosing that women would enjoy 40 percent attention in his government.

Obong Udofia, who called on the people to vote for all APC candidates gave the assurance that his administration would provide more than enough for the people as dividends of democracy.

Those who spoke in support of APC candidates at the rally included, the former secretary to the state government, Sir Etekamba Umoren, Coordinator of Senator Godswill Akpabio Campaign Organisation in Essien Udim Local Government Area, Mr Uduak Udo Udo, the APC chapter chairman, Mr Ntido Usoro among numerous others.

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