I SHALL STAND BY ANIEKAN AKPAN TO SUCCEED – Former Commissioner
-declaring support for Gov Udom Emmanuel’s Succession Plan
A frontline politician and Philanthropist in Akwa Ibom State, Dr Okon Emah have vowed to give full support to the Akwa Ibom State Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party PDP, Rt Hon Elder Aniekan S Akpan to succeed in his new assignment.
Dr Emah who served as a Commissioner for health and Social Services, Akwa Ibom State stated this when he played host to the state Executive Members of PDP United Family PUF led by it’s DG, Evangelist Obot Obot in his Ewet Housing residence, Uyo.
Dr Emah who is also a former International President of a front line socio cultural organisation in the State, Mboho Mkparawa Ibibio expressed readiness to work with the new State Chairman of the PDP to see that Governor Udom Emmanuel’s Succession Plan is actualised. He described Elder Aniekan Akpan as a man of vision and result oriented adding that he has come a long way with the new State Chairman as he has always followed his political antecedents from his time as Executive Chairman Ukanafun Local Government Area and has no doubt in the chairman’s ability to pilot the affairs of the ruling party in the state.
He used the occasion to throw his weight behind Gov Udom Emmanuel’s 2023 succession plan, stating that as the leader of the party in the state, Gov Udom Emmanuel owe Akwa Ibom people the opportunity to have a people oriented Governor who will succeed him come 2023 to continue in the development strides and prevailing peace in the state. The Etinan born politician cum medical practitioner vowed to work with anybody that emergies the party’s flag bearer in the forth coming party primary in the State.
Dr Emah charged members of the group whom he described as people of proven integrity to work assiduously towards the actualization of their dreams, while declaring his unalloyed support to the programmes and aspirations of PUF. He thanked the group for finding him fit as q member of the Board of Trustees, BoT.
Earlier on, the Director General of PDP United Family, Evangelist Obot Obot described Dr Emah as a philanthropist, humble and honest politician stating that they were in his resident to intimate the former Commissioner of the organization and to also present him with a certificate as a member of the organization’s Board of Trustees, BoT. Evang Obot stated that the choice of Dr Emah as a BOT member of the organization was based on his track records and support for the Peoples Democratic Party, Akwa Ibom State.
Various Speakers including the Deputy Director General of the group and immediate past PDP Senatorial Chairman, Uyo Senatorial District Hon Okon Nsentip, Uyo Senatorial District Coordinator, PUF and Special Assistant to Governor Udom Emmanuel, Mr Etebong Uko, aka Godfada Uko, Woman Leader, Mrs Nse Owobiak, Director of Finance, Hon Uyime Essien, Etinan and Nsit Ubium Coordinators of PUF Hon (Pst) Ini Udoekwere and Prince (Pst) Aniefiok Etuk respectively among others spoke in glorious terms of Dr Okon Emah and their unwavering determinations to ensure that Governor Udom Emmanuel’s succession plan is actualised in the State.
High point of the event was the presentation of certificate of recognition as member of Board of Trustees of PDP United Family on Dr Okon Emah by the Director General PUF.