Tuesday, 12 September 2017

Akwa Ibom PDP inaugurates Strategic Committee

By Mkpoto Ekong

Ahead of the much anticipated local government elections, the Chairman of Akwa Ibom State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, Obong Paul Ekpo has inaugurated strategic committees for the nomination of Councillorship and Chairmanship candidates for the party's primary.

Speaking in his office in Uyo during the inauguration, Obong Paul Ekpo charged the Committee to screen credible candidates for the party primaries.

He stressed that the party places zoning as a very serious criteria in the choice of candidates for the local government area election.

Committees inaugurated included Screening / Verification Committee, State Electoral Panel and Appeal Committee.

Responding, Mr. Enobong Uwah - Chairman UCCDA, who is the Secretary of the State Electoral Panel thanked the party for the opportunity to serve.

He pledged the Committee's readiness to serve the party with all diligence.

Other members of the state Electoral Panel include Rt. Hon Okpolupm Etteh as Chairman, while Rt. Hon Uwem Ita Etuk, Barr. Akaninyene Idem, Dr. Glory Edet, Obong Kingsley Peters and Hon Idongesit Ntekpere serve as members.

The Appeal Committee has Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem as Chairman, Bishop Etim Ante - Secretary, while Hon. Barr Ime Okon, Obong Sunny Udonsek and Emem Francis serve as members.

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