Abak Federal Constituency Stakeholders, Delegates Endorse Pastor Umo Eno
By: Abasiama Umoh
Critical Satakeholders and Delegates from Abak/Etim/Ika Federal Constituency, converged today at the Independence Hall of the Federal Constituency to endorse the Commissioner for lands and Water Resources, Pastor Umo Eno as their only aspirant for Governorship come 2023.
Setting the ball rolling, the International President of Maintain Peace Movement, MPM, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem, availed stakeholders and delegates of the fact that on the 30th of January 2022, the Governor, had unveiled the Commissioner for lands and Water Resources, Pastor Umo Eno, recalling that, the act of endorsing Governorship aspirants started since 2007 when the former Governor, Senator Godswill Akpabio was endorsed in this Hall. He insisted that there is nothing that will make Pastor Umo Eno not to become Governor in 2023. The Maintain Peace Boss admonished delegates and stakeholders not to be lured to swear an oath for any Governorship aspirant, saying that Pastor Umo Eno is the real deal.
He noted that, other Local Government Areas have endorsed Pastor Umo Eno, stating that Abak/Etim Ekpo/Ika Federal Constituency would not be an exception “we have to follow suit”.
Abak Federal Constituency as the foremost Federal Constituency in Abak Five must take the lead. – Barr. Enoidem averred.
The Maintain Peace Movement helmsman, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem echoed strongly that, he has never lost his voice as most people have insinuated which is the reason why he joins his voice with that of the Governor to present and endorse Pastor Umo Eno as Governor Udom Emmanuel’s Successor.
He declared that people must come to terms with the fact that, Pastor Umo Eno is blameless, a man whose blamelessness traverses all sectors, ranging from politics, business to personal and private life. Barr. Enoidem disclosed that, Pastor Umo Eno is best fit as Governor come 2023.
Speaking on behalf of the Chairmen, the Executive Chairman, Abak Local Government Council, Pastor Ekerette Inyang, referred to Pastor Umo Eno as a vision whose time has come and a gift from God to Akwa Ibom people.
The Member Representing Abak State Constituency, Hon. Udeme Otong, speaking on behalf of the Assemblymen from the Federal Constituency confirmed the assertion of the Maintain Peace Movement Boss, concurring the endorsement of Pastor Umo Eno as the sole aspirant for the Top Job at the Hill Top Mansion.
On behalf of Chapter Chairmen, Hon. Aniekan Dan affirmed the endorsement of the Governor’s preferred aspirant, Pastor Umo Eno as the sole aspirant for the fourth coming general elections. He described Pastor Umo Eno as a God fearing Man with a belief that he will take Akwa Ibom State to an entirely new destination, consolidating on the development strides of Governor Udom Emmanuel.
The Chapter Chairman, Hon. Aniekan Dan, intoned that they have done it before and would do it again come 2023.
Speaking on behalf of stakeholders from Etim Ekpo Local Government Area, Barr. Nse Ekanem settled on the benefits associated with having Pastor Umo Eno as Governor. He immediately affirmed the endorsement of Pastor Umo Eno as Governor come 2023 to succeed Governor Udom Emmanuel.
From the shores of Ika Local Government Area, the International President, Ati Annang, Mr. Uwemedimo Nwoko, SAN, informed the people about the technocratic proclivities of Pastor Umo Eno saying that, “if Pastor Umo Eno could become as successful as he is in the private sector even without any political platform and support, how so much would he do and achieve tremendous success in politics. Pastor Umo Eno would transform Akwa Ibom beyond words”.
Speaking for stakeholders from Abak, Barr. Patrick Udomfang revealed that endorsing a Governorship aspirant is a life long culture of PDP. He described Pastor Umo Eno as an embodiment of excellence and humility who is best fit as Governor of Akwa Ibom State. ” if you do not know this gentleman, try and go close to him then you will become more than convinced that he is a humble man fit for leadership at the highest echelon as Governor. We hereby join our voices with others to endorse Pastor Umo Eno as the only Governorship aspirant that we must vote for come 2023″.
The women leader, Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District, Mrs. Inibehe Silas, summited that all the women have vowed to support Pastor Umo Eno come rain, come shine. She equally toed the path of endorsing Pastor Umo Eno on behalf of the women.
Declaring their support and also endorsing Pastor Umo Eno, Mr. Peter Peter Eyo who spoke on behalf of the Youths emphasized the strength of the Youths of Abak Federal Constituency in rallying support for Pastor Umo Eno. He commended the efforts of the elders for integrating the Youths in the political scene to endorse Pastor Umo Eno. “as youths of Abak Federal Constituency, we unanimously endorse Pastor Umo Eno”.
Moving a motion for the endorsement and adoption of Pastor Umo Eno, the lawmaker Representing Abak Federal Constituency, Hon. Aniekan Umanah, instituted a motion for the adoption of Pastor Umo Eno” as a Representative of the people at the National Assembly, l hereby move that..
1. The meeting notes that the political process in the build up to the 2023 election for the office of the Governor of Akwa Ibom State and other offices has started in earnest.
2. The meeting further notes that the Akwa Ibom leader’s desirous of ensuring the successful anchorage of the Completion Agenda of His Excellency, Governor Udom Emmanuel stood by the Governor to Unveil his spiritually guided and preferred successor for the Governor of the State come 2023 in the person of Pastor Umo Bassey Eno at the conclave that took place on January, 30th 2022.
3. Cognizance of the entrepreneurial prowess and the track record of concrete and evidence based personal achievements of Pastor Umo Eno particularly in the hospitality, Oil and Gas industry as well as Property and Real Estate development within the Royalty Group and it’s subsidiaries, have provided employment for over 1,000 Akwa Ibom People in slightly over 2 decades.
Aware that Pastor Umo Eno is a great Labourer in the Vineyard of God with a pastoral cap, an epitome of humility, team player, great family man, very detailed and unassuming.
4. Further Aware that Pastor Umo Eno’s fora into the public space as chairman of the State Tourism Board, Executive Director of Agric investment in the Governor’s cycle and Commissioner for Lands and Water Resources combines to produce quality, productive and measurable results for the people of Akwa Ibom State.
Therefore in other to sustain the current pace of developments and growth witnessed in the State under the Udom Emmnanel’s administration being sustained and expanded for the benefit of Akwa Ibom People.
The house here by resolves that Pastor Umo Bassey Eno, the most wanted person in the State be accepted, endorsed, and adopted as our sole candidate to occupy the Hilltop Mansion as Governor of Akwa Ibom State come 2023.
Your Excellency, distinguished stakeholders, and our dear delegates, I so move”.
The Member Representing Etim Ekpo/Ika State Constituency, Hon. Mfon Idung seconded the motion as moved by Hon. Aniekan Umanah, saying “on the strength of the facts as enunciated by Hon. Aniekan Umanah, accordingly, l so second the motion”.
Giving his remarks, the Deputy Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Moses Ekpo, MFR, appreciated the People of Abak Federal Constituency for the wisdom and foresight to endorse Pastor Umo Eno as their sole aspirant for Governor come 2023.
The Deputy Governor added that Pastor Umo Eno came into political scene with the basic knowledge of business, political acumen and a mandate to elaborate and sustain the peace tempo, industrial renaissance and robust development strides of His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel.
Moving a vote of thanks, a former Assemblyman from Abak, Hon. Imo Ibokette, appreciated all the critical stakeholders and delegates from Abak for coming out in unison to adopt and endorse Pastor Umo Eno, upholding and cementing an age long practice that has out lived two more than two political dispensations.
He prayed God to take everyone safely back to their various destinations.
Stakeholders present in the meeting were: His Excellency, Mr. Moses Ekpo, MFR, Chairman, Maintain Peace Movement, MPM, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem, International President, Ati Annang, Mr. Uwemedimo Nwoko, SAN, Member Representing Abak Federal Constituency, Hon. Aniekan Umanah, Commissioner for Science and Technology, Dr. Imoh Moffat, Member Representing Abak State Constituency, Hon. Udeme Otong, Member Representing Etim Ekpo/Ika State Constituency, Hon. Mfon Idung, Chairman, Abak Local Government Council, Pastor Ekerette Inyang, Chairman, Etim Ekpo Local Government Council, Hon. Imeh Afia, Chairman, Ika Local Government Council, Hon. Malachy Ukpe, SSA to Governor on Basic Education, Mrs. Ekemini Umoh, Barr. Nse Ekanem, Hon. Gabriel Toby, Hon. Imo Ibokette, Hon. Anthony Udousung, Hon. Udeme Eduo, Cat. Biatus Udofia, Mrs. Magdalene Udom, Mrs. Inibehe Silas, Barr. Patrick Udomfang, Mr. Ernest Essien, Mrs. Useneno Tom, Hon. Inemesit Ayara, Hon. Jude Edem, Hon. Otuekong Inyang. Barr. Utibe Nwoko, Barr. Sunday Ukanga.
Others were: Vice Chairmen of Council, Chapter Chairmen, Council Legislative Leaders, Councillors, Supervisors, Elders, Chapter and Ward Executives.