Stakeholders of Uruan Local Government Area have expressed utmost satisfaction with the leadership of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly as led by their son, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey.
Arising from an enlarged meeting that discussed the developmental strides of Governor Udom Emmanuel in Uruan on Wednesday at the Local Government Council Secretariat, Idu Uruan, the stakeholders passed a Vote of Confidence on the Speaker.
The motion for the Vote of Confidence, though unanimously agreed, was moved and seconded by the Zonal Leader of Centra Uruan, Engr. J. B. Effiong, and the Political Leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Uruan, Justice Andrew Effiong (rtd).
Speaking on behalf of the stakeholders, Edidem P. J. Effiong lauded the Speaker for his stewardship, impactful representation and for being a worthy ambassador of Uruan.
In his remarks, Chairman of the Akwa Ibom State Board of Internal Revenue Service, Mr. Okon Okon, said the Speaker’s humility, selflessness, commitment and regular empowerment of constituents have excellently reflected his representation.
In his response, the Speaker thanked the stakeholders for finding him worthy to represent them at the state legislature, saying “I will not stop thanking you for entrusting me with the mandate to represent you at the State Assembly. By God’s grace and the support of my colleagues, I was elected the Speaker of the 7th Assembly. This would not have been possible without your support.”
As the representative of the people, I have decided to work with everybody irrespective of political leaning to “promote peace, unity and progress in Uruan. Our collective goal is to strive for economic, infrastructural and human capacity development in Uruan.”
Among the people that graced the event were the Paramount Ruler and Nsomn of Uruan, Edidem Cosmos Nkanga; the Council Chairman, Hon. (Surv.) Iniobong Ekpeyong; the Zonal Leader of Central Uruan, Engr. Pst. J. B. Effiong; the political leader of the All Progressive Congress (APC) in Uruan, Justice Andrew Effiong (Rtd); members of Traditional Rulers Council; Clan Heads; Zonal leaders; Ward Leaders; Members of Uruan Executive Council, Councilors and leaders of political parties, among others.