Speaker, Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Barr.) Onofiok Luke has appreciated God, Governor Udom Emmanuel, Peoples Democratic party Akwa Ibom Chapter, leaders, stakeholders, Members of Amazing Grace Campaign Organisation and the entire people of Etinan Federal Constituency over his victory at February 23, 2019 polls, to represent the Constituency at the Federal House of Representatives.
Speaker Luke stated this in his message of appreciation after receiving his certificate of return from Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Abuja as Member-Elect for Etinan/ Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency.
His appreciation also went to his predecessor and incumbent representative of the Constituency, Rt. Hon. Sam. Ikon for his outmost support throughout the electioneering process.
“Today, in fulfillment of the requirements of the Electoral Act as Amended, I was issued with a Certificate of Return by the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC) at Abuja as Member-Elect for Etinan/ Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency.
“On behalf of my wife and family, we give God the glory for His Amazing Grace upon us and the successes so far achieved.
“We are specially grateful to His Excellency, our amiable Leader and Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel and Wife,Her Excellency, Deaconess Martha Udom Emmanuel for their overwhelming support on this occasion and at all times towards the realization of this mandate.
“We are grateful to the Peoples Democratic Party led by our able State Chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo for giving me through this mandate the opportunity to serve and be that cognate voice at the Ninth National Assembly.
“”To the Amazing Grace Campaign Organization led by Rt. Hon. Anietie Etuk, we have successfully charted a new course towards a higher legislative engagement and we will work to meet our set templates of legislative schedules.
“I sincerely wish to express my profound appreciation to the incumbent member representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency,Rt. Hon.(Elder) Sam Ikon for your utmost support. You will always have a place in our history for your positive role.
“May I humbly acknowledge and appreciate the support of our Elders, Youths, women,religious leaders and the Traditional Institution for their wise counsel, prayers and support.
“I remain eternally grateful to the people of Etinan/ Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency and Akwa Ibom State at large for your love and immense support”. He appreciated!
He asserted that a new chapter of democratic strides has just been unveiled in the repesentative annuals of Etinan Federal Constituency and assured of a robust represention at the Federal House.