In other to have a robust representation in the legislative council, the youths of urban ward 3 in Etinan Local Government Area have thrown their weight behind the councillorship aspiration of Mr. Ubong Peters in the upcoming Nov. 11th Local Government elections.
This was made known yesterday when the aspirant embarked on a visit to the PDP ward Executives and Party Elders of Ikot Udo Otto village, one of the village that makes up the ward.
Leading the delegation, Rev. Victor Peters reminisced the role the aspirant had played towards the success of the party in preceding elections in the ward.
He stated that Mr. Ubong peters is well known and he is the choice of both the elders, youths and women in the ward and as such, there was no need for any other aspirant to indulge in a spending spree on the basis of councillorship election.
He stressed that Mr. Ubong peters have made sacrifices for the party over the years and is due to have his dividend.
“Ubong is a 3 times PDP ward executive of urban ward 3. He has suffered enough for the party and has to be compensated now that the councillorship slot is zoned to his village” – Victor stated.
Also speaking at the event, a former councillor, Prince Ubong Umoette, who hails from Ikot Udo Otto village, said since the people of Ikot Abasi village has spoken, they have no option than to support him.
He however noted that in urban ward 3 politics,Ubong Peters has never been found wanting.
Umoette stated that Ubong’s stance in party’s affair is always undeterred and therefore called on all the sons and daughters of the ward to rise in unison and support pragmatism and effective representation in Ubong Peters.
In his response, the aspirant, Mr. Ubong Peters thanked the youths for their undeterred support, promised to deliver in the legislative council if engaged.
Those who were present during the visit were, Prince Ubong Umoette-former councilor, Mr. Uduak – youth leader, Elder Friday Tom, Glory Ufah, Stanley Umoette – former ward chairman, Rev. Victor Peters, Iniobong Akpn-former ward exco,Donald Usoro,Unyime Peters, Usoro Udoukpong and Anietie Ukpong.