The leadership, patrons and members of Ekid People’s Union (EPU), the apex socio-cultural organ of Ekid Nation, has congratulated her distinguished members, who were recently appointed into the various offices in the administration of Akwa Ibom State Government.
In a statement personally signed by the President General of the Union, Dr Samuel Udonsak, the body commended Gov Udom Emmanuel for deeming Ekid citizens fit to occupy the various offices and urged the appointees to acquit themselves in their various assignments.
The statement acknowledged that while Hon Frank Archibong and Dr Ini Adiakpan have been admitted to the state executive council, the National Secretary of EPU, Hon. (Barr) Bassey Dan-Abia, Jnr and Obonganwan Mandu Abia have been appointed as Chairman and member, respectively, of the Governing Board, College of Education, Afaha Nsit. Moreoever, the Executive chairman of Esit Eket LGA, Hon Iniobong Robson, has also assumed office as the chairman of ALGON in the state; while Mrs Ekereobong Samuel Umoh is now the chairperson of the state’s Civil Service Commision.
EPU expressed the confidence that the duo of Hon Archibong and Dr Adiakpan will add the needed value to the current administration in its resolve to deliver on the completion agenda. It also said Mr Robson as the chairman of ALGON will help to stabilise the system as well as assist in the maintenance of peace and security in the state.
Additionally, it said Barr Dan-Abia, who once represented his people at the National Assembly, and Mrs Abia will make the state proud by lifting the standard of our education through qualitative training of teachers in the state; while Mrs Umoh will build on the positive records of her predecessors by ensuing the entrenchment of justice and equity in her actions.
“We urge our dear sons and daughters that while focusing on the challenges of their new offices, they should also be conscious to initiate and attract appreciable impacts to the state and Ekid Nation, in particular”, the Union added.