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TRIBUNAL: ANIEKAN UMANAH, ABAK REP ELECT WINS IN COURT

Aniekan Umanah, Member elect Abak Federal Constituency has won a case at Election Tribunal sitting in the state.

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TRIBUNAL: ANIEKAN UMANAH, ABAK REP ELECT WINS IN COURT

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– Petitioner says Hon. Emman Ekon Sponsored the Petition, withdraws out of free will

Aniekan Umanah, Member elect Abak Federal Constituency has won a case at Election Tribunal sitting in the state.

The National Assembly Election Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, today struck out the petition filed by Emem Israel Uboh and the Advanced Allied Party (AAP) against Hon. Aniekan Umanah and two other respondents.

The tribunal Chairman, Hon. Justice W.O.Akanbi Struck out petition No: EPT/AK/HR/07/19, based on the notice of withdrawal of the petition filed by the petitioners on April 2, 2019, whose application was not opposed by any of the Respondents’ Counsel who were all present in Court.

Mr. Emem Uboh had in his affidavit in support of the motion for withdrawal averred that his decision to withdraw the petition was sequel to his conviction and belief that the first respondent (Hon. Aniekan Umanah) won the elections clean and clear.

The tribunal accordingly granted leave to the Petitioners to withdraw the Petition and struck out the Petition pursuant to paragraph 29 of the 1st Schedule to the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended).

The first Petitioner, Emem Israel Uboh had in a 15 paragraph further affidavit in support of the motion for withdrawal, stated that he was sponsored by Hon. Emmanuel Ekon to file the Petition against Hon. Aniekan Umanah through his (Hon. Emman Ekon’s) lawyer, S.C Peters. and that he, (Emem Uboh) filed the motion for withdrawal of the Petition out of his own free will and “without any inducement or prejudice from any of the respondents”.

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The tribunal after listening to the arguments of the first and second respondent’s Counsel on the issue of cost, granted cost in the sum of N5000 (five thousand naira) and N10,000 (ten thousand naira) against the first and second respondents respectively

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PDP SOUTH-SOUTH RALLY: GOVERNOR WIKE MAKES A SHOCKING STATEMENT

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Governor Nyesom Wike has announced a new date for the earlier postponed South-South Zonal Presidential Rally of Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). The new date for the rally is the 11th of February, 2019 and its scheduled to hold in the city of Port Harcourt.While inaugurating the Organizing Committees of the rally at the PDP Rivers State Campaign Secretariat in Port Harcourt. Governor Wike said to the party must invest the highest level of commitment at ensuring that the rally was not only a remarkable success but also made a bold national statement about the binding affinity of the region with the Peoples Democratic Party.The Committees, which drew membership from across the South South States of Nigeria, were charged by the host State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.In attendance at the inauguration were Brother Emmanuel Ogidi, the Zonal Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party and the State Party Chairmen of the South South States. The brief ceremony was immediately followed by committee meetings.

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FORMER A’IBOM AGRIC COMMISSIONER EXPRESSES APPRECIATION, LOYALTY TO UDOM

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FORMER A’IBOM AGRIC COMMISSIONER EXPRESSES APPRECIATION, LOYALTY TO UDOM

By Darlington UDOBONG

The immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, has expressed appreciation and unflinching loyalty to Governor Udom Emmanuel for the opportunity given him to serve in the State Executive Council.

In a letter of appreciation signed and made available to our reporter, Dr Udo-Inyang said “I write to convey my sincere gratitude to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, for giving me the opportunity to serve in the State Executive Council as Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency from December 1, 2016, to May 15, 2019.”

The immediate past Commissioner acknowledged and appreciated the support he received from his colleagues and the Governor, which according to him, “enabled us record many accomplishments during this period.”

“Indeed, working with you, a God fearing, humane, hardworking, result-oriented and focused leader was an experience that has impacted positively on my person. It was a privilege for me to be in the circle of the victorious #OnlyGod team,” the letter stated.

Dr Udo-Inyang further expressed appreciation to God and the people of the state and assured of his love at all times.

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FORMER A’IBOM AGRIC COMMISSIONER EXPRESSES APPRECIATION, LOYALTY TO UDOM

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By Darlington UDOBONG

The immediate past Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency, Dr Uduak Udo-Inyang, has expressed appreciation and unflinching loyalty to Governor Udom Emmanuel for the opportunity given him to serve in the State Executive Council.

In a letter of appreciation signed and made available to our reporter, Dr Udo-Inyang said “I write to convey my sincere gratitude to His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, for giving me the opportunity to serve in the State Executive Council as Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Sufficiency from December 1, 2016, to May 15, 2019.”

The immediate past Commissioner acknowledged and appreciated the support he received from his colleagues and the Governor, which according to him, “enabled us record many accomplishments during this period.”

“Indeed, working with you, a God fearing, humane, hardworking, result-oriented and focused leader was an experience that has impacted positively on my person. It was a privilege for me to be in the circle of the victorious #OnlyGod team,” the letter stated.

Dr Udo-Inyang further expressed appreciation to God and the people of the state and assured of his love at all times.

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