…Harps on Zoning
An indigene of Ukpum Minya Clan in Mkpat Enin State Constituency, Uduak Brass has declared his intention to represent Mkpat Enin State Constituency at the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly come June 2023.
Mr Brass who made his intention known on Wednesday during a media chat in Uyo said as a pioneer member of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), he is vying to represent Mkpat Enin State Constituency on the PDP platform.
He stated that his aspiration is in line with PDP’s internal zoning arrangement for the House of Assembly seat which according to him provides a single term opportunity for each clan in Mkpat Enin State Constituency to have a shot at the State Assembly.
Brass who maintained that the arrangement has enthroned peace and tranquility in Mkpat Enin Local Government Area right from time explained that it is a course of wisdom for the arrangement to be maintained.
The House of Assembly Hopeful offered insight to the fact that besides being favoured by zoning, he is convinced that he is best for the representative job owing to his track record of service to his party and the people of Mkpat Enin.
He stated ” I think I am most eminently qualified for this job in a time like this. Other aspirants are either present Board members, Special Assistant to His Excellency, the Governor, former Council chairmen, among others. But I am the only person among them that have worked with great humility for the party right from the inception without any reward whatsoever. I think it is time to reward loyalty.
” Besides rewarding loyalty, l have been working relentlessly to empower the youths, add value to education, distribute relief materials to women, youths and elders during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently I am embarking on grading rural roads in my clan and village.”
Brass assured that when he emerges Member representing Mkpat Enin State Constituency State in 2023, he will ensure timely interface with his constituents in form of yearly Constituency briefings among many other life touching programmes.
While pointing out that he is equipped to give effective and quality representation that the people of Mkpat Enin State Constituency deserve, he used the opportunity to thank Governor Udom Emmanuel for what he described as his effort in instilling peace in the nooks and crannies of the State.