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Group backs Akpabio for 2nd term

By Etop Ekanem

LAGOS—The Lagos State chapter of Akwa Ibom Peoples Forum, AKPF, has urged Akwa Ibom people to give their support to Governor Godswill Akpabio, saying the only his good works could be fully implemented was to give him a second term in office.

The group also called on people of the state to support the International Co-ordinator of the Forum, Bishop Samuel Akpan’s aspiration for Eket senatorial seat come 2011, saying his emergence will foster more cordial and harmonious working relationship between the state and federal governments and complement the ongoing developmental efforts of Governor Akpabio.”

In a statement signed by the Secretary, Lagos State chapter, the group urged  Christians and Nigerians in general to move closer to God and pray for solution to the nation’s political and economic problems.

According to the statement, “AKPF, Lagos chapter, also calls to order all oppositions, critics and mischief makers in Akwa Ibom State, following moves to distract the present administration in the state from concentrating on major needs of the people.

“We have noted that Governor Akpabio has contributed greatly to the growth and development of Akwa Ibom State and as such deserves commendation and a second term mandate.”


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