- Bags an award of selfless service from Eket Senatorial District Youths Assembly, or’s
Precursor to Christmas, the Ikot Akpan Nko village council (Awa ward 1) being the birth place of the Deputy Chief Whip/ Member representing Onna State Constituency in the House of Assembly, Hon. Nse Essien, in a show of appreciation, organized an event celebrating the honorable member for his meritorious services rendered to the community since he was bestowed with the mandate to represent the constituent.
The event, which had in attendance; the speaker of the AKHA, Rt. (Hon.) Barr. Onofiok Luke and other members of the state house of assembly, was stolen by several awards of commendation conferred on the honorable member from groups at home and the state at large; an indication that Hon. Nse Essien has delivered seeable dividends of effective and robust legislature and he’s loved, accepted and applauded by his people.
Speaking at the event, the AKHA Speaker, thanked God for upholding the light of Ikot Akpan Nko in the person of his deputy chief whip aflame till date, describing him as a hardworking and supporting legislator in the sixth assembly, of whom he respected since the tertiary institution days till now in the hallowed chambers.
He asked the constituent to be steadfast in their prayers for the Governor to enable him deliver his promises to Akwa Ibom and his constituent, noting that what we are experiencing today is born from the recessive state of economy and not caused by the Governor. He however urged the people not to judge the government on misinformation, speculations and hearsay, that our primary source of revenue ‘crude oil’ has experienced a decline in price, but he believes in the governor’s managerial expertise to turn things around. He reiterated that Udom is for eight years mandate is sacrosanct, because other senatorial district had their fair share of governance for eight years each respectfully.
Hon. Nse Essien in his remark said he is humbled and sincerely pleased with his kinsmen for their kind gesture, citing his achievements to be the handiwork of God. He thanked the Governor for his exemplary style of leadership that is driving Akwa Ibom to a place of pride in all spheres of the economy, saying he is committed to ensuring a continuity come 2019. He however promised to do more to salvage and mitigate the accommodated challenges faced by his people.
Among the many awards received by him from Eket Senatorial District Youths Assembly, Akwa Ibom comedians’ crew, he was conferred upon the title of Obong Unwana 1 of Ikot Akpan Nko, literally meaning the light bearer of his community.