MARCHING ORDER:SA INTER-PARTY FLOORS APC IN HIS HOME WARD!
…As APC loses over 100 members to PDP in Ini Ward 10!
…Stakeholders applaud Gov Emmanuel, Lawrence Udoide
…Says ‘there will be no opposition in 2019’
The All Progressive Congress, APC in Ini Local Government chapter has recorded another lost as over 100 members publicly denounced memberships to the ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP in Ward 10 of the Area, last Sunday.
The defectors from Ukwok Ward 10 made the public denouncement of membership from the APC and joined PDP at a Meeting held at the Ward center in Ukwok, Ini Local Government Area.
Led by Comrade Udom Jackson, the defectors decried the impunity in their former party and pledged to work to ensure victory for the PDP in the forthcoming local government and 2019 elections in the State.
According to them, one of their major decision to join the PDP was because of the effective and sterling leadership qualities exhibited by the Governor’s Aide Mr. Lawrence Udoide whom they described as a trusted and dependable son of Ini Local government area and Ukwok in particular.
They equally thanked the State Governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel for the appointment of their son to contribute his quota in his government, saying he has brought dignity and pride to the Area.
Receiving the defectors, the Ward Chairman Mr. Moses Ime Akpan commended them for their courage to abandon the APC which he called a sinking party and assured them of fair treatment in the PDP.
The Ward Chairman specifically thanked the Governor’s Aide whom he described as a true son of the soil, for personally working day and night to enlarged the umbrella Party-the PDP
In their separate remarks, Chief Sunday Akpan Obiofin, an Elder from the Ward; Obonganwan Comfort Okon Udo, PDP Women Leader; Akparawa Friday Udo Johnson, the Youth President of Ward 10 and Akparawa Ezekiel Emma Usang, Youth President of Ward 9 said the PDP was certain to win the 2019 elections in Ini.
“There is nothing like APC in Ini and Ukwok in particular. We will deliver PDP in 2019,” they added.
Chief Obiofin assured the APC defectors of proper accommodation in the PDP, and thanked the Special Assistant to the Governor, Mr. Lawrence Udoide for returning peace to the ward and prayed God to strengthen and guide him and his family.
While responding, the Special Assistant to the Governor on InterParty Affairs, Mr. Lawrence Udoide who thanked the decampees for recognizing the good works of Governor by returning to the Party, welcome them to the PDP fold.
He charged them to be of good conducts and work for the success of his Boss re-election in 2019.
However, Mr. Lawrence Udoide later hosted the cross section of Women and youths of his ward and even performed kickoff of the women’s friendly football match which was held at Usuk Ukwok Primary School in Ini Local Government Area.
Earlier, the Governor’s Aide who worshiped with the Mount Zion Gospel Church, Usuk Uwok charged church faithfuls not relent in their prayers to Governor Udom Emmanuel and for him to succeed.