PDP, APC, ACCORD, LABOUR, ORS TO PURCHASE IKONO/INI REPS NOMINATION FORM FOR OBONG EMMANUEL UKPONG
…I will accept this call after consulting the Leader of my Party- Macaire
Giving verve to the growing call on Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo to represent Ikono/In Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, come 2019 fourteen thousand constituents under the aegis of Association of Home Based Politicians, Ikono/Ini Federal Constituency have unanimously agreed to purchase his nomination form.
The group which announced it’s decision at the end of a solemn assembly recently held to pray for good governance and effective representation for the Federal Constituency, noted with concern the socioeconomic and political nosedive the area was taking, calling to mind the need for a people-oriented representation.
Speaking through its President, Dr. David Akpan-Ntuk, the group noted that resolving at the choice of Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo was after due consideration of the goodwill he enjoys from people across political lines and appreciated him for working to earn such confidence that has seen the people trust their future in his hands.
In a related development, the Ikono born Internationally acclaimed health and safety expert, when reached over the weekend commended the group for reposing such confidence in him, but stated that he will only accept the clarion call after due consultation with the Leader of the party -Governor Udom Emmanuel, stakeholders and other leadership of his party, the Peoples Democratic Party.
- While anticipating a favourable outcome on his consultations, he assured his constituents that his salary for the duration of service in the green chamber will be dedicated to human and community development in his constituency and promised to run for a single term, if elected.