Akwa Ibom: Senator Ekpenyong hails Akpabio, Buhari

Senator Christopher Ekpenyong, has hailed the decision of the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, to withdraw from the Akwa Ibom North-West senatorial district rerun election.

Ekpenyong pointed out that Akpabio’s decision not to contest against him would bring peace and harmony to the state.

This was contained in a statement he made available to newsmen at the weekend.

He said the minister’s action was “a welcome development that will foster peace, unity and development of the Senatorial District.”

The lawmaker further commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for the “good gesture” in the appointment of Senator Akpabio, as one of his Ministers and expressed confidence that the former Senate Minority Leader would effectively deliver on his assigned…



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