Nsit Ibom PDP Ward Leaders endorse Hon. Eric Akpan for Second term in office.
Six (6) out of Ten (10) Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Political Ward Leaders in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area have endorsed Hon. Eric Akpan, the Executive Chairman of Nsit Ibom Council for Second Term in office.
They also presented a cheque of N1.5m to the Chairman as part of their contribution towards the purchase of his nomination form for the forthcoming PDP primaries across the 31 Local Government Areas in the State.
Nsit Ibom PDP Ward Leaders Extoll Hon. Akpan’s Unbeatable scorecard
According to the spokesperson, Nsit Ibom Political Leaders Forum, Comrade Akamba Awah who is also the Political leader of Mbaiso Ward 2, their decision arose from the unbeatable scorecard Hon. Akpan presented to stakeholders of the area, few weeks ago.
“We are not endorsing Eric Akpan as a person, but we are endorsing his scorecard, stewardship, projects, transparency, accountability and selflessness in leadership”, he enumerated.
He extolled the leadership strides of Hon. Akpan within this period in office, saying the chairman is having a fingerprint in every sector in Nsit Ibom Local Government area which has culminated in existing peace and stability in the area through appointment and empowerment of over 50 youths in Nsit Ibom.
Describing Hon. Akpan as a pace setter in the committee of Local Government Chairmen in Nsit Ibom, Comrade Awah called on all sons and daughters of Nsit Ibom to rise in unison and support the second term bid of Hon. Akpan for consolidation on his laid down gains.
Nsit Ibom PDP Ward Leaders Give Financial Support to Hon. Akpan’s Second Term
On his part, the Chairman, Nsit Ibom Political Leaders Forum, Obong Francis Inyang on behalf of the Ward leaders, presented a cheque of N1.5m to the chairman as part of their support and contribution to his second term ambition.
Obong Inyang said Hon. Akpan is a rare breed of politician whose personal interests and satisfaction is secondary as he pays premium to the welfare and wellbeing of Nsit Ibom people above personal gains and gratification.
He commended his applausible efforts in making Nsit Ibom a peaceful and safe haven for investors as evident in the new Sports Academy and Immigrations Operational Base his administration has facilitated and brought to Nsit Ibom.
They offered prayers for the success of the chairman at the primaries and general polls and unanimously raised his hands, symbolizing the total support of Nsit Ibom political Leader for Hon. Akpan’s re-election into office.
In his response, Hon. Eric Akpan, the Executive Chairman of Nsit Ibom Local Government Area, appreciated the political leaders for throwing their weights of support behind his second term in ambition.
Hon. Akpan disclosed that he has been receiving endorsements from groups and persons of goodwill who have the interest of Nsit Ibom at heart and appreciated the political juggernauts and apex decision makers for appreciating the feat he has recorded so far at the council during his first term in office.
He promised doubling up efforts in transformational strides of Nsit Ibom with the aim of leaving indelible Marks at the end of his tenure in office in 2023.
Nsit Ibom PDP Ward leaders are the apex decision making in the electioneering process of the system.
Present during the apex endorsement meet were: Chairman, Nsit Ibom Political leaders Forum Obong Francis Inyang – Political leader Asang Ward 4, The Spokesperson of the Forum – Comrade Akamba Awah – Political Leader Mbiaso Ward 2, and Mr. Aniedi Edem – Political Leader Asang Ward 2.
Others were: Mr. Aniekan Etuk – Political Leader Mbiaso Ward 5, Mr. Udeme Udo – Political Leader, Asang Ward 1, and Hon. Umoh Eyoette – political leader, Asang Ward 3.
Nsit Ibom Council Chairman, Hon. Eric Akpan Presents Scorecard to Journalists in the Area
Also, earlier on, Hon. Eric Akpan presented his account of stewardship to Members of Nigeria Union of Journalists, (NUJ) Akwa Ibom State Council, from Nsit Ibom extraction in his office, at the Council Headquarters, Afaha Offiong.
Hon. Akpan reeled out areas/sectors in which he has built his projects, programmes, and initiatives on assumption of office to include: infrastructural renaissance, agricultural development, sports development, human capital development, and complimenting the efforts of Governor Udom Emmanuel in his Free and Compulsory education policy thrust.
Other programmes are: facilitating an improved primary health care system in the area, poverty alleviation through presentation of grant to market women, facilitating job opportunities for merited youths in the area, attracting Immigrations operational base and sport academy to the area among other people oriented projects.
He said as indigenes of the area and information managers, he felt they have the right to know the progress of the area for as partners in the development and growth of Nsit Ibom and Akwa Ibom State
The Chairman appreciated the role of the media in holding firm the fabrics of democracy in Nsit Ibom, the State, and in the nation and urged them in adhering to the canons of journalistic practices in the course of their duties and promised maintaining a close working partnership with the media community in the Area.
NUJ Chairman, Akwa Ibom State Council, Comrade Amos Etuk Commends Hon. Akpan on Scorecard
Responding, the Chairman, Nigeria Union of Journalists, Akwa Ibom State Council, Comrade Amos Etuk described the meet as epochal, being the first time a sitting Council Chairman in Nist Ibom Local Government Area has deemed it fit to parley with Journalists from the extraction as well as presenting his account of stewardship to the press.
He lauded the milestones of Hon. Akpan in office and communicated the resolved of Nsit Ibom Journalists to champion the course that shall promote more rapid growth in the area adding that his achievements so far, is speaking volumes of greater strides in Nist Ibom in the years.
Other speakers who appraised the achievements of the Chairman, in their separate speeches were: Comrade Emmauel Silas, Comrade Sammy Charles, Comrade Aniekan Udofia, and Comrade Gift Okure, they all appreciated the Chairman for changing the face of Nsit Ibom Council within this period under leadership.
Others present during the meet were; Comrade Ekemini Ubong, Comrade Chris Moffat, Comrade Abiagail Isaac, Comrade Iniabasi Umoh, Comrade Imabong Simon, while Comrade Udeme Inyang was unavoidably absent.