One of the sons of late Udo Ekpenyong, the immediate past State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr Anyanime Udo Ekpenyong has acknowledged the significant role of the Akwa lbom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel during the demise of his father. Anyanime Ekpenyong who is the eldest son of Udo Ekpenyong gave the acknowledgment in his message of appreciation to the governor. He said that the support given the late Ekpenyong’s family during the death and subsequent burial of his father has proven that Governor Udom Emmanuel is truly a father and a leader with difference.
Anyanime who expressed delight over such love as demonstrated by Akwa lbom Governor, thanked the governor for the synergy he has been able to infuse among PDP members. The eldest son of the late PDP chairman while urging those in positions of authority to emulate the good gesture and God-fearing disposition of the governor also thanked the state Peoples Democratic Party leadership for show of love during their period of grief.
He said the support they gave the family in kind and cash had proved that his late father belonged to a caring family. Anyanime while saying that the funeral of his late father had convinced him that truly PDP is a family, also thanked National leadership of PDP for attending the funeral service, describing it as a show of love, support and concern for the family in their moment of grief.
Anyanime who is also known as Udo Ekpenyong Jnr also thanked the traditional institutions, political groups, non-political organizations and the entire Akwa lbom people for turning out in good number to grace the funeral of his late father.
Udo Ekpenyong Jnr while urging PDP members to maintain the unity and harmonious atmosphere as set by Governor Udom’ Emmanuel, also urged Akwa lbom residents to support the administration of Governor Udom Emmanuel to enable the governor actualize his lofty programs for the state.