CALABAR â€”Â IKOM Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Cross River State, has adopted the Deputy Senate Leader, Chief Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), as its sole candidate for the stateâ€™s Central Senatorial District for 2011 elections.
HeÂ was adopted at a caucus meeting of the party which held at Ikom, at the end of the which it issued a statement signed by 14 members out of the 22 members whose names were also on the list.
Among those who signed were Mr. Fred Osim, Barrister Ndoma Egodo, Mr Bassey Okim, Mr. Marshall Okongor, Barrister Ndoma Egodo, Ntol Chris Agibe, and Agbiji Mbeh.
According to the statement, â€œafter a careful assessment of the performance of our representative at the Senate, the distinguished Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba (SAN), Deputy Leader of the Senate of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, we endorse his return to the Senate come 2011.
â€œAfter due consideration of his sterling qualities and his enviable reputation as the doyen of the Nigerian Senate, in view of his sagacity, humility, and commitment to the service of his people; also taking into cognizance the history and destiny of the people of Ikom, Cross River Central and Cross River State; we, the leaders and entire members of the PDP in Ikom do hereby resolve as follows:
â€œThat we are satisfied with the performance of Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, as senator representing Cross River Central.
â€œThat we have adopted the distinguished Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, as our only candidate for the position of senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the 2011 elections; that we will recognise no other person who may wish to run for the position of senator, Cross River Central, in the 2011 election.
The PDP in Ikom listed the achievements of the senator to include scholarship scheme, attracting roads’ rehabilitation projects to the area, getting better provision for the state in the Federal Government budget, among others.