Mr. Victor Okon has emerged the PDP Chapter Chairman for ITU local government area. He emerged through a peaceful congress held, Saturday at the local government headquarters in Mbak Itam.
The Congress Returning Officer for ITU, Mr. Hero Akpata had declared winner after emerging victorious at the election.
Reacting, the Commissioner for Economic Development and Ibom Deep Seaport, Hon. Akan Okon who hailed the peaceful and orderly conduct of delegates during the exercise, said he was satisfied with the outcome of the congress election in Itu.
Speaking with Global Pilot News, the Commissioner noted that the exercise was conducted in line with party guidelines.
Also speaking with Global Pilot News, the Chapter PDP Chairman in ITU, Mr. Victor Okon thanked members of the party and stakeholders in ITU for the confidence reposed in him, and vowed the lead the party to victory in ITU.
On his part, former National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, and a Chieftain of the party, Senator Anietie Okon said the outcome of the congress in ITU aligns completely with the party’s constitution, and applauded the level of maturity and unity of purpose in display by party delegates.
State Officer of the party from ITU, Mr. Effiong Ebong, told Global Pilot News that the outcome of today’s congress of the PDP has marked a turning point in ITU, unlike what obtained the past. He said he was particularly elated that all the stakeholders were united in the choice of party leadership in ITU.