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Akwa -Ibom Labour Groups Endorse PDP’s Udom Emmanuel For Governor

Akwa -Ibom Labour Groups Endorse PDP’s Udom Emmanuel For Governor

Unprecedented!  Yes this powerful word aptly describes the momentous event that unfolded inside Ibom Hall, Babangida Avenue, Uyo Akwa Ibom State when all labour groups in the state unanimously endorsed the  candidature of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)’s  Mr. Udom for Governor.
In a historic resolution passed during the 5th Labour Summit, organized Labour openly declared that having assessed all candidates aspiring to govern the state, Mr. Udom Emmanuel towers head and shoulders above the rest; on account of his pedigree in public service and outstanding experience in the private sector.
They noted that Mr. Udom Emmanuel has the capability to steer the state to greater heights,  therefore turned out as the most credible and acceptable candidate amongst it’s members.
The Labour Groups further showered encomiums on Mr. Udom Emmanuel for his diligence,  dedication to duty and humane disposition which has won him teeming supporters and admirers across the state.
That was not all, the Labour Groups also affirmed that they will match their words with action by joining the Udom Campaign train and subsequently mobilizing it’s members to vote for him come February 28th 2015.
In his remarks ,Comrade Unyime Usoro, Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) , Akwa Ibom State said that workers had faith in Mr. Udom Emmanuel and they were optimistic the he will be a partner in progress. He added that as a friend of Labour, Mr. Udom Emmanuel was someone who would protect the interest of workers.
He revealed that during his short stain as Secretary to the State Government (SSG ), Mr. Udom Emmanuel had a listening eye and they were certain that he would continue in that same fashion when he becomes Governor.
Also speaking at the occasion was the  Chairman,  Tricycle Operators Association who thanked Mr. Udom Emmanuel for his contribution to new ticketing regime in the state which is now being enjoyed by its members.  He stated that Mr. Udom and his party, the PDP had already endeared himself to all members with that gesture which had drastically reduced their cost of doing business.
In his response,  Mr. Udom Emmanuel who was obviously elated expressed gratitude to Labour for the unanimous endorsement, promising not to let them down.
He declaration the on assumption of office, he will put machinery in motion to execute the Labour Roadmap that was submitted to his campaign team by the Labour leadership.
Mr Udom also assured all present that he will lead an open and responsive government that will aspire to be the best in Africa and consolidate on the excellent achievements of the Governor Akpabio administration.
The motion for the adoption of the endorsement of Mr. Udom Emmanuel as Labour ‘ s Candidate waa moved by Comrade  Paul ibara, Chairman,  Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Akwa Ibom State Chapter, and seconded by Mrs. Pauline James In I’m of The Wives OF Labour Leaders Asociation.
Guests that was there to witness the special occasion included Rt. Hon.  Udo Keiren Akpabio , himself a former Labour Leader and presently,  Deputy Speaker Akwa Ibom House of Assembly, Barr. Emmanuel Enoidem, Commissioner of Special Duties amongst others.

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