EKET SENATORIAL DISTRICT WOMEN ENDORSE GOVERNOR EMMANUEL, PURCHASE RE-ELECTION FORM
The women of Eket senatorial district have reaffirmed their resolve to stand by and support the re-election of Governor Udom Emmanuel as Governor for another term in office.
To back words with actions, the women under the aegis of Eket Senatorial District Women Forum, said they have raised funds to purchase the governorship form for the Governor.
At a formal reception and endorsement rally of the Governor, which attracted a mammoth crowd of women and other stakeholders to the Onna Township Stadium, the women spoke in unequivocal terms that they were impressed with the spread of projects, industries, empowerment schemes and appointments across the 12 local government areas of the three federal constituencies of the senatorial district.
They also thanked the Governor's wife, Mrs Martha Udom Emmanuel for her numerous life touching programmes through her Family Enhancement and Youth Reorientation Path Initiative.
Following a motion moved by Distinguished Senator Helen Esuene and seconded by the member representing Eket Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Mrs Owoidighe Ekpoattai, the support for the Governor's re-election was sealed by Eket Senatorial District Women Forum, at an event that attracted the State Deputy Governor, Moses Ekpo, state and national lawmakers, former and serving political office holders and several royal fathers and captains of industry.
Speaker after speaker, eulogized Governor Emmanuel for being a worthy ambassador of the senatorial district who has silenced even the most ardent critic.
Those who spoke included the President of the Eket Senatorial District Women Forum, Akwa Obonganwan Patience Ukpa, the Chairman of the Planning Committee, Mrs Felicia Bassey, Senator Helen Esuene, Wife of former Deputy Governor, Atim Okpoyo and wife of member representing Ikot Abasi Federal Constituency, Mrs Idorenyin Uduyok.
Speaking at the occasion, Governor Udom Emmanuel appreciated the women for organising the event in his support.
He promised to assist the women to establish three cottage industries in the three federal constituencies.