I’M BACK HOME TO BUILD FROM WHERE WE STOPPED: ESHIET OFFIONG DECLARES AS HE DEFECTS TO THE PDP

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A former House of Representatives aspirant, a business mogul and a renowned politician in Ukanafun LGA, Mr Eshiet Amos Offiong has made his way back to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), from the APC. The business mogul stated that he defected back to the PDP to help build Ukanafun as he feels at home with the party and it’s ideology. “I came back home to be with my people, If you are not at home with your people, then the problem of development is a messy as no meaningful progress made outside is important”. “Is a personal decision to join the PDP as that is where they need me the most, if you look at the caliber of people in Ukanafun PDP, you will realize that those who wins elections in various units are in the party and as such, 2023 and subsequent elections in the area will never be a struggle”. He thanked His Excellency Deacon Udom Emmanuel for his developmental strides in the state and particularly thanked the governor for nominating Hon. Aniekan Akpan as State Chairman of the PDP in the state, promising to work with the new chairman and the PDP in Ukanafun to actualize the succession plan of the governor come 2023. He further thanked the Executive Chairman of Ukanafun LGA, Hon Pst. Godwin Inyieng for having the foresight of development and for setting up the Ukanafun Economic Development Committee which he described as a vehicle to drive development in the LGA.

Mr Offiong made the declaration during the last Ukanafun PDP enlarged Chapter Executives meeting which took place at the party Secretariat, Ikot Akpa Nkuk, Ukanafun LGA.

Receiving the business mogul and politician, the Chairman, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ukanafun Chapter, Hon. Elder Godwin Sunday Ekpe expressed happiness on the defection of Mr. Offiong back to the PDP and thanked him for taking the decision to return back to the party and apealed to the business mogul to use his wealth of experience in politics and business to help develop the party and Ukanafun in particular. Hon Ekpe urged Ukanafun PDP to see Mr Eshiet as one of them and called on the people of Ukanafun to receive Mr Eshiet back to her fold.

The PDP Chapter Chairman handed Mr Offiong to his Ward Chairman Mr. Ubong Jimmy who thanked the former APC stalwart for returning to the party that knows his worth and promised to work with the business mogul to bring development to the newly created Ward 13 in Ukanafun LGA, and Ukanafun in particular.

 

By Linda Oyedepo

Linda Oyedepo is the social news correspondent at BusyFinder.com. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Linguistics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. She also has held a professional degree in Journalism from the International Institute of Journalism, Nigeria. She is a social media enthusiast and a fan of the new media. She resides in Eket, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria.

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