By: Abasiama Umoh
Earlier today, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem the leading aspirant for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District consulted the Executive Chairman, Ini Local Government Area, Hon. Israel Idaisin and the people of Ini Local Government Area.
While reiterating his commitment towards representing the people in an unprecedented manner on getting to the Red Chambers, Barr. Enoidem appreciated the Executive Chairman for his show of love and solidarity in mobilizing all the stakeholders of Ini LGA to witness the consultation, promising to carry Ini people along in his scheme of things.
The darling aspirant for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem informed the people that he has been in the party for more than 20 years, serving the party as a servant leader with all commitment and dedication, vowing to replicate the same commitment at the Senate.
Barr. Enoidem recalled that as one of the youngest founding members of the PDP, he has never served the party in an elective capacity, stating that he is out to represent his people to attract development and prosperity to the Senatorial District. And that, the people of Ini Local Government Area should rally interest supporting his ambition.
Responding on behalf of the elders of Ini LGA, the immediate past Chairman of the Local Government, Otuekong Emmanuel Ebe revealed that he became Chairman on the shoulders of Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem, saying that Barr. Enoidem is a quintessential leader who is keen about the social and economic wellbeing of his people, just like he did to him.
Barr. Edet Inyangidim corroborated the position of Otuekong Emmanuel Ebe saying that Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem was his law teacher, describing him as a man that at all times have demonstrated uncommon passion for Human Capacity Development. He assured Barr. Enoidem of the support of Ikono people in his Senatorial bid.
In the same vein, the Leader Ini legislative Council, Hon. Uma Ukpe Uma called for a motion to be moved to adopt Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem as the sole aspirant for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District come 2023. Standing up to move the motion, the Deputy Chief Whip, Hon Anietie Udoh activated the mouth gavel “on behalf of the Councilors of Ini Local Government Area, l hereby move a motion for the adoption of Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem as the sole aspirant for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District come 2023” – The motion was seconded by Hon. Odudu Prince Offiong, Councilor, Ward 8.
Obonganwan Grace Johnson and Obonganwan Iniobong Eseme spoke glowingly on behalf of the women, pledging the support of the entirety of Ini women to the Senatorial aspiration of Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem.
The Chairman of Ward Chairmen, Mr. Monday Udoinyang alongside all the Ward Chairmen lifted Barr. Enoidem’s hand as an indication of their absolute support to him as their only aspirant.
The Supervisor for Youths and Sports, Hon. Sunday Nanna who spoke on behalf of the Youths stated that, the youths of Ini Local Government Area will stand with the elders of Ini to give Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem the much-needed support to get to the Red Chambers come 2023.
Speaking on behalf of the women, the wife of the Executive Chairman, Mrs. Edith Idaisin echoed the resolve of the women to take full responsibility in making sure that Barr. Enoidem at the Red Chambers become a reality. “Let me tell the whole world that all the women in Ini Local Government Area are in full support of the only recognized aspirant for Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem”. The women jointly lifted Barr. Enoidem’s hand as their only aspirant for the top job at the Senate come 2023.
In his remarks, the Executive Chairman, Ini Local Government Area, Hon. Israel Idaisin maintained that the only thing awaiting Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem is swearing—in.
The Chairman urged Barr. Enoidem never to worry about Ini LGA as they are ready to deliver a hundred percent votes for Barr. Enoidem and Pastor Umo Eno to succeed Governor Udom Emmanuel.
The consultation ended in a carnival – like atmosphere full of dance and jubilation.