2027: Ikot Ekpene District Unites Behind Akpabio: Minister Calls for Cross-Party Support

In a groundbreaking development, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources (Gas), Obong Emem Ekperikpe Ekpo, has spearheaded a remarkable proposition calling for the adoption of Senator Godswill Akpabio as the sole candidate for the Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District in the upcoming 2027 elections, transcending party lines.

2027: Ikot Ekpene District Unites Behind Akpabio: Minister Calls for Cross-Party Support

This monumental declaration was made during a grand reception held at the Ikot Ekpene Township Stadium today, where the community rallied behind Senator Akpabio’s bid for a third term in the Senate.

Facilitating the event, Minister Obong Emem Ekperikpe Ekpo expressed unwavering support from Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District for Senator Akpabio’s candidacy, a sentiment that was echoed by Hon. Patrick Umoh, the House Member Representing Ikot Ekpene/Obot Akara Federal Constituency.

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In a resounding affirmation of solidarity, Akuku Annang and Paramount Ruler of Etim Ekpo, HRM Amanam Uko, hailed Senator Akpabio as a beloved native son deserving of unanimous endorsement from his primary constituents.

High-ranking officials including the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Benjamin Kalu, and Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Barau Jubrin, lauded Senator Akpabio’s exemplary leadership and unparalleled accomplishments.

Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State, emphasizing the pivotal role of Senator Akpabio in maintaining peace and fostering development, urged continued support from both the distinguished senator and the citizens of Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District until 2031.

Responding to the overwhelming display of support, Senator Godswill Akpabio expressed gratitude to his constituents while pledging collaborative efforts with the Federal Government to bolster infrastructure development in Akwa Ibom State, including the ambitious Ibom Deep Sea port project.

The event attracted a multitude of dignitaries from within and beyond Akwa Ibom, including members of the National Assembly and the State Executive Council, underscoring the significance of Senator Akpabio’s candidacy in the broader political landscape.

This unprecedented call for cross-party consensus behind a single candidate marks a significant shift in political dynamics, signaling a new era of unity and collective action towards advancing the interests of the Ikot Ekpene Senatorial Distric

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