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Full list of about to be inaugurated LGA Transition Committees

Governor Udom Emmanuel has announced the constitution of transition committees for the 31 LGAs of the state. As earlier reported by TheMail, the governor didn’t make wholesale changes in the list. He only appointed new Transition Chairmen for Itu and Ukanafun with virtually all other members in the disbanded committees …

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Breaking: AKHA extends tenure of transition committees

The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, on Friday, approved the request of Governor Udom Emmanuel to constitute new transition committees for the 31 Local Government Areas in the state. Passing the resolution, the Assembly empowered the governor to constitute new transition committees whose tenures will not exceed 6months. The …

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Raphael Edem Donates Midgets, Cement to NUJ

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, Akwa Ibom State Council have gotten delivery of 15 midgets and 50 bags of cement courtesy of the Special Assistant to the Governor on Public Affairs, Comrade Raphael Edem as donation to the Union. Comrade Edem who delivered the donation yesterday at the NUJ Secretariat, …

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Akwa Ibom governor’s aide resigns

The Special Assistant to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State on Electoral Matters (Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District), Barrister Chris Okorie has resigned his appointment. Barr. Okorie said since his appointment in December 2015, he was yet to be assigned roles commensurate with his office/pedigree and was not assigned office. He …

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Udom appoints Modu Sheriff’s man as board member

Governor Udom Emmanuel has appointed a politician from the Sheriff faction of the PDP, Hon. Saviour Enyiekere as a member of the State owned Water Agency, Akwa Ibom Water Company Limited (AKWCL). Udom’s decision was made known to the public via a press release by the Secretary to the State …

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Sacked Ukanafun Transition Chairman arraigned in court – Police

In view of speculations about the recent arrest of the Caretaker Transition Chairman of Ukanafun Local Government Council Bar. Abasiono Jackson Udomfu, the Akwa Ibom Police Command has deemed it imperative to set the records straight. 2. Sequel to the assassination of Obong Ime Willie Atakpa, secretary of Ukanafun L.G.A, …

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A’Ibom LG elections to hold November 11

Akwa Ibom State Electoral Commission ( AKISIEC) has scheduled Saturday, 11th November 2017, for the election of Chairmen and Councillors into the 31 Local Government Councils of the state. Chairman of the Commission, Mrs. Gloria Ukpong disclosed this at the end of a meeting with Chairmen and Secretaries of all …

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Mkpat Enin Stakeholders, Youths Flay Media Report Against Chairman

A recent publication in some local tabloids by a pseudo-group “Conscience” calling for the head of the chairman, Mkpat Enin Local Government Transition Committee, Lady Ekaete Usip has caught the ire of many well meaning persons in the local government area. Stakeholders across the entire polity who spoke with our …

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Uyo Senate tussle: Group wants Saraki to respect Court order

Aggrieved constituents drawn from Akwa Ibom Northeast Senatorial District have staged a protest demanding immediate resolution of the disputed pre-election issues involving Senator Bassey Albert and Elder Bassey Etim. The Federal High Court sitting in Uyo, the State capital had since February this year nullified the 2015 Senatorial election, which …

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