PDP SOUTH SOUTH ZONAL CONVENTION: Akwa Ibom PDP Members clinch strategic position
…As Delegates Affirm Ante, Akpan, elect Paul into Exco.
The overall mood was that of excitement for delegates from Akwa Ibom State as two members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state again got affirmed as members of the South-South Zonal Executive Committee of the Party at the South-South Zonal Convention of the PDP which held today in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
The two members of the party from Akwa Ibom State whose positions in the Zonal Exco were affirmed include Bishop Ante Ante who is the Zonal Publicity Secretary and Chief Monday Akpan who got affirmed as Zonal Ex-Officio.
Delegates at South-South Zonal Convention also elected the immediate past State Chairman of the PDP, Obong Paul Ekpo as National Ex-Officio of the Party.
The zonal elective congress also saw the affirmation of Chief Dan Osi Orbih from Edo State as South-south zonal Chairman of the party and Hon. Felix Omenu from Bayelsa State, confirmed as Zonal Secretary.
Meanwhile, stakeholders of Akwa Ibom State chapter of PDP have reaffirmed their stance on remaining true to the cause of the party and promoting the party’s ideals in the state. They noted that as one of the states which has been controlled by PDP since 1999, Akwa Ibom will not fail to keep the party’s flag flying without wavering.
Some party stakeholders who bared their minds to the media at the sidelines of the convention, agreed that PDP is deeply rooted in Akwa Ibom State and has brought development and democratic gains to the people, citing the strides of the leader of the party in the state, Gov. Udom Emmanuel. They hinted that with the height attained by PDP in the state, it is only natural to expect to look forward to more gains.
On his part, the Acting State Chairman of PDP, Hon Lawrence Udosen, appreciated delegates from Akwa Ibom who showed up to make the state proud at the South-south zonal convention, adding that the party in the state is heading the right direction. He congratulated the candidates from the state who emerged successful at the zonal election and expressed optimism that they will make the state proud in their given responsibilities.
Also speaking, the National Legal Adviser of the party, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem, expressed confidence that the party will grow stronger and remain the reference political party in providing the people-centric governance the Nation needs, especially at this time. He encouraged party faithful to remain unwavering in their commitment to the party.
Lending their voices too, political leader of Nsit Ubium, Senator Effiong Bob, elder statesman, Senator Ibok Essien, as well as the member representing Etinan Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. (Barr) Onofiok Luke, among others, spoke glowingly about PDP and expressed hope for better days.
The event took place at the Obi wali Events Centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
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