Akwa Ibom State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic
Party, PDP, has commended members of the State
House of Assembly for their effective representation
that contribution to political stability in their respective
constituencies and the party.
State Chairman of the party, Obong Paul Ekpo made
the commendation yesterday when members of the
state legislature visited the party leadership at the party
secretariat in Uyo.
Ekpo stressed that the party was satisfied with the
commitment of the Legislators in empowering their
constituents and party supporters since the inception of the
current administration.
“This has helped in sustaining the people’s confidence in
the party. We understand that you do not get any special
funds for empowering your constituents, it is just that you
have them at heart and you acknowledge the fact that you
were elected to represent them.
“Thank you for showing your people true representation
and for empowering them. The party takes note of that,
and we value that sincerely. It makes the work of the party
very easy, because by that action, you stabilize the politics
in your various constituencies.
“You feel the pulse of your people and also see the need
to give them feedback by way of telling them what you are
contributing in the house as seen in the passage of people
oriented bills, execution of constituency projects and other
“I also commend the legislature for their efforts in
building and sustaining a cordial relationship with other
arms of government.” Ekpo said.
The party Chairman suggested that such meeting should
be held on a more regular basis in order to keep the party
abreast of events and the progress of the House.
Speaking earlier on behalf of the members, the Speaker
Mr . Onofiok Luke thanked the party for giving them the
platform to represent their various constituencies, assuring
that they would continue to do their best to serve the
people better while carrying out their Legislative business.
He reassured that his administration will continue to
maintain the harmonious and cordial relationship between
the executive and other arms of government for the
progress and development of the State.

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