Tuesday, 30 September 2014

AD dares PDP - We will defeat ruling party at the polls

AD dares PDP  - We will defeat ruling party at the polls AD dares PDP  - We will defeat ruling party at the polls


The State Chairman of Alliance for Democ racy (AD) in Akwa Ibom State, Pastor Ekomobong Akpan has vowed to win the ruling Peoples Democracy Party at the poll come 2015.

Pastor Ekomobong Akpan stated this last Saturday during the Alliance for Democracy (AD) State Working Committee visit to its Ibiono Ibom Chapter.

The AD chairman said the visit was to sensitize the people and the party faithfuls in Ibiono Ibom ahead of the coming general elections in the state, he maintained that the party is rooted and waxing stronger in all the 31 Local Government Areas.

While calling on the party faithfuls to close ranks and support the party during and after elections, he charged them to mobilise for the party to emerge victorious come 2015.

According to him, “the party has built structures in all the Local Government Areas and we will take over the state. So we need to work very hard so that we will take over government.”
He commended the party faithfuls for standing firm with AD during and after the 2011 elections and promised never to disappoint his supporters, adding that the party is not dead, but alive and is waxing stronger in all chapters in the state.

 Also addressing the crowd, the Vice Chairman of the Party in Uyo Senatorial District, Engr. Peter Bassey expressed happiness over the Ibiono Ibom chapter’s effort to move the party forward in the past years and charged them to put more effort in their support, while stating that the party is doing everything possible to ensure victory come 2015. He advised supporters to stay away from any violent act, but rather embrace peace in every of their activities as well as campaign in the area. Those who also spoke at the event were: the AD state Youth Leader, Mr. Joseph Thomson and Uruan AD Chapter Chairman, Mr. Patrick Effiong Nyong.

 Responding, the Ibiono Ibom Chapter Chairman of AD, Mr. Cletus Effiong Sam said he was delighted and grateful to see the state working committee of the party beginning this year’s Local Government tour at Ibiono Ibom, adding that he will not frustrate the party but will be on alert under rain or sun to move AD forward in Ibiono Ibom.

According to Chapter Chair, “the people of Ibiono Ibom chapter are in full support of this great party, we are looking for a change in Ibiono Ibom LGA through Alliance for Democracy.”

Ibiono Ibom Chapter and Ward executive members at the event were: Edo-Abasi Udofia, Inyene Peter, Paul Effiong, Mr, Idorenyin Udofia, Monday Ankak, Emmanuel Udo, Uduak Peter, Friday Eka-eno, Nsikak Udo, Otobong Udeme, Uko Umanah, Inyene Daniel Edidiong Ukuk amongst others.   
It would be recalled that during the 2011 general elections, AD had contested the governorship election and filed 11 candidates for the position of House of Assembly and was rated third in the governorship election in Akwa Ibom State according to INEC result.

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