Political leaders of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Uruan LGA, today presented Surveyor Iniobong Domingo Effiong Ekpenyong as the the party’s consensus candidate for the chairmanship seat in the forthcoming Local Government Election.
In a meeting held on Wednesday at Luton Park, Uyo, the surveyor was presented by the Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Aniekan Bassey on behalf of stakeholders of the area.
Political leaders and stakeholders who attended the meeting are Engr. J. B. Effiong, Obong Offiong Akpabio, Obong Ekpe Atakpo, Chairman of AKIRS Board – Mr. Okon Okon, LG Council Chairman – Pastor Henry Udofia,
PDP Chapter chairman – Sabastine Nkanga, former LG chairman – Tony Akan, former lawmaker – Rt. Hon. Usenobong Akpabio, Prince Godwin Ntuk Udeh – Chairman, AKROIMA Board, Obong Augustine Effiong, among others.
We learnt that the stakeholders had earlier decided that the chairmanship aspirants must undergo a test, both written and oral in order to pick the best amongst them. Sources in Uruan told TheMail Newspaper that stakeholders of the area have been severally embarrassed by the incumbent council chairman’s inability to properly communicate in English.
It is understood that Surveyor Iniobong Ekpenyong came out tops in the test and is favoured by zoning.
Iniobong Ekpenyong is a son of Nung Ikono Ufok, Southern Uruan Ward IV.
He is a registered/Licensed Surveyor. Few months ago, he was recognized by the Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON) as the best graduating candidate for the 2019 professional examination.
He is a one time President, National Association of Uruan Students, University of Uyo Chapter.