- Elders, Women & Youths Celebrate His Victory..
By Jerry Edoho.
Hon. Iniobong Robson, the popular choice for the people of Esit Eket was yesterday declared winner of PDP chairmanship Candidate.
Addressing Esit Eket delegates after casting of votes, Elder Benjamin Udobia thanked the people of Esit Eket for the peaceful conduct of the primaries.
Elder Udobia whose joy was obviously noted urged those that contested for the chairmanship candidate to embrace peace and unite for the purpose of building a greater Esit Eket.
Speaking further, the political leader however cautioned youths to desist from blackmail and falsehood.
He described blackmail as a negative tool that can seriously obstruct developments and unity in Esit Eket.
The chairmanship primaries which was peacefully and fairly conducted at the Uyo township Stadium had four (4) contestants, Mr. Iniobong Robson Nnamso; Elder Anietie Elijah; Mr. Ubong Akai and Princess Ini Adaikpan for the PDP chairmanship ticket come December 2nd 2017.
The result of the primaries made available to the press and as announced by the returning Officer, Emem Udom Inyang; had a total of (79) accredited votes with iniobong Robson scoring (76) to emerged winner of the chairmanship primaries.
Mr. Ubong Akai; scored (3) votes while Ini Adaikpan and Anietie Elija had no votes.
Also addressing the people in a short speech, the Honourable member representing Esit Eket/Ibeno State Constituency, Dr. Usoro Akpanusoh commended the leadership of the peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for conducting one of the most fairest and calm chairmanship primaries in the State.
“Everything in life is by chance which can only be achieved by grace; and it’s by this divinity order that Iniobong Robson is elected as the PDP chairmanship candidate.
The House Member however promised to partner with the chairmanship candidate when elected Chairman to help create and attract positive developments to Esit Eket.
Dr. Usoro described the emergence of Iniobong Robson as the will of the people as programmed by God. He further added that it is only God that stop the later from becoming the elected Chairman of Esit Eket.
Also speaking, the State youth leader Of PDP, who was the electoral officer, Hon. Enobong Harry; stated that the success of the chairmanship primaries that produced Iniobong Robson as winner is base on the party’s readiness to act fairly within its tenets as always preached.
Elder Eddy Etangkanga; the Chapter chairman/COC of PDP in his usual praise mode, expressed satisfaction over the outcome of the primaries.
He further reiterated his commitment and dedication to the party.
Mr. Ebenge Atakpa and his counterpart in the youth caucus Mr. Jackson Jackson; speaking on behalf of the entire youths.
The youth leaders debunked the claims that youths are not in support of Iniobong Robson as the next elected chairman.
The dou in an interview with journalists at the venue of the chairmanship primaries reiterated their support and loyalty to Governor Udom Emmanuel; Elder Benjamin Udobia; Hon. Usoro Akpanusoh and Mr. Iniobong Robson.
They however added that all those parading themselves as youth leaders of Esit Eket are merely acting a script as scripted by their sponsors without the interest and growth of the entire Esit Eket youths in their plans of action.
In his remarks, Hon. Iniobong Robson; the immediate past transition chairman of Esit Eket thanked God for the grace which mandated and sealed his victory.
Hon. Iniobong further implored the people to sustain on the support and encouragement given him even after general elections.
” with your consistent corporation and encouragement, we should be rest assured of positive legacies within my tenure” he added.