On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, indigenes of the new Ward 7 and 8 in Uyo Local Government Area pledged their loyalty to the completion agenda of Governor Emmanuel as well as his succession plan.
They said this during the inauguration of the Ward Steering Committee of the Maintain Peace Movement (MPM) in Uyo.
Addressing the Committee, the International Secretary General a Uyo Local Government Coordinator of the MPM, Otuekong Prince Enobong Uwah charged the people to stay focus and show maximum support for the Governor’s completion agenda.
He urged them to avoid the temptation of being tossed by people who have no interest over their wellbeing and emphasized the need for those without a voters card to get theirs, taking advantage of the ongoing electronic voter’s registration.
Justifying the Ward inauguration, Otuekong Uwah noted that it is a form of grassroot mobilization to strengthen the voice of the electorates.
“It is from the Ward we get to the top”, he said, while calling on them to spread the message of the Governor’s sterling legacies.
Earlier, the Commissioner for Environment, Sir Charles Udoh emphasized on the achievements of the Governor especially in adding people of the area to the mainstream of leadership.
He observed that it was an evidence of the Governor’s love for the people of Uyo and charged them to reciprocate the Governor’s love by supporting his completion agenda and succession plan.
Stakeholders who spoke also acknowledged Governor Emmanuel’s benevolence and expressed satisfaction over the developmental strides of the State Chief Executive.
The team was led by the Champion of Uyo Politics, Otuekong Prince Enobong Uwah, the Commissioner for Environment, Sir. Charles Udoh; Member representing the people of Uyo State Constituency,
Rt. Hon. Anietie Eka;
the Executive Chairman Uyo LGA, Dr. Dr. Uwemedimo Udo; Chapter Chairman PDP, Uyo, Mr. Enefiok, Special Assistant to the Governor on Entertainment Industry, Mr. David Sergeant (Utang Akwa Ibom), Special Assistant to Governor on Media, Rev’d Richard Peters, Special Assistant to the governor on Project Monitoring, Hon. Godwin Harry Essien, Leader of the 7th Legislative Council, Uyo LGA, Hon. Ubong Effiong, Majority Leader of the 7the Legislative Council, Uyo LGA, Hon. Akan Eyo ( Councilor Ward 8), Hon. Hilary Udi, Councilor representing ward 7, Honourable Supervisor for special duty, Hon. Engr. Anietie Sam.
Comrade Paulinus Udoh, one of the Ward coordinators gave an acceptance speech on behalf of the Ward appointees.