… “I will Build on the Legacies of Gov Emmanuel” – PDP Guber Candidate
As campaigns for the 2023 general elections continue to gather steam, the people of Eket Central geopolitical zone have reassured the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Pastor Umo Eno as well as all other candidates of a total victory.
The position was made known at a mega rally by the people of Eket Central comprising seven political wards in the area: Ward 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and Ward 7 central, which took place at Effoi Community.
In his welcome remarks, the leader of the zone, Pastor Ita Umo Udo said the people of the zone were delighted with the choice of Pastor Umo Eno as the candidate of the PDP in the 2023 elections stressing that they cannot afford not to support the PDP Guber candidate whom he described as an Eket son.
Also speaking, the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Hon Frank Archibong assured that Eket will give the highest number of votes in the State which according to him, will be from the central geopolitical zone.
In his response, Pastor Eno commended the people of the zone for the show of love adding that he was overwhelmed and will reciprocate the gesture when elected into office in 2023.
The seasoned entrepreneur said he has lived and done business in Eket since 1995, adding that Eket has been good to him hence he will always remember the people and the area.
In his words, “Eket has been good to me. I came here in 1995 and God has used this land to bless me; I cannot deny that and I cannot forget. There is no other person who knows and can attend to the needs of Eket more than myself. Wherever my boss, Governor Udom Emmanuel will stop, I will continue from there.”
While presenting the guber candidate, the Director General of campaigns, Ambassador Assam Assam noted that Pastor Eno has succeesfully managed his business in Eket and empowered Eket sons and daughters, adding that he has shown capacity competence and character.
Also in their seperate remarks, the political leader of Eket Senatorial District, Chief Nduese Essien, District candidate for Eket, Dr. Ekong Sampson, the local government chairman – Hon Akan Tommey, and member representing Eket State Constituency, Hon. David Lawrence all assured Pastor Eno and the PDP of their readiness to deliver the party at all levels.
The high point was presentation of survenirs to Pastor Eno including the Holy Bible, a well made portrait, and customized umbrellas.