2023: ‘I’m the authentic PDP guber candidate in Akwa Ibom’ - Enyong replies critics

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2023: ‘I’m the authentic PDP guber candidate in Akwa Ibom’ – Enyong replies critics

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2023: ‘I’m the authentic PDP guber candidate in Akwa Ibom ’ – Enyong replies critics

The factional governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP , in Akwa Ibom State, Hon Mike Enyong , has urged his critics not to demonize him

Enyong, who was said to have won the parallel primary after polling 2,000 votes cast by 2,744 statutory delegates, had been severely criticized for the divisive tendency.But Enyong, the member representing Uyo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, insisted that his action was the only reason the party will be on the ballot papers as he has deep understanding of the current electoral act and the constitution of the country.

He maintained that the May 18 Abuja High Court order on ad hoc delegates with status quo ante bellum subsists and automatically left the party with no ad hoc delegates to conduct governorship primaries for the party, hence his decision to use the statutory delegates.

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but commend him for taking such a bold step to salvage his party before the 2023 elections.members at the just-concluded congress/primaries and see a way to appease and reconcile them back to the party.According to the state Chairman of the party, Mr.Suspected cultist set ablaze in Akwa Ibom Continuing, the APC chieftain stressed that it was up to the members of the APC, not Igini, to dispute the primary election that produced the candidates forwarded by the party.

Enyong, who was said to have won the parallel primary after polling 2,000 votes cast by 2,744 statutory delegates, had been severely criticized for the divisive tendency. But Enyong, the member representing Uyo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, insisted that his action was the only reason the party will be on the ballot papers as he has deep understanding of the current electoral act and the constitution of the country. Imo Ibokette, Ambassador Assam Assam, Sen. He maintained that the May 18 Abuja High Court order on ad hoc delegates with status quo ante bellum subsists and automatically left the party with no ad hoc delegates to conduct governorship primaries for the party, hence his decision to use the statutory delegates. Imo Ibokette, Ambassador Assam Assam, Senator Aloysius Etok, Mr. He said, “That order still subsists as we speak today. Uwem Ekanem, Sen. I am the rightful candidate of the party and the next governor of Akwa Ibom State. If Igini has personal issues with Senator Godswill Akpabio, he should avail himself of a different forum to sort the issues out with him, as we will not allow him to stand as an impediment to the imminent victory of the APC in Akwa Ibom and the South-South of Nigeria.

“I am waiting for July 15 for the people to understand that I am the rightful candidate for the Peoples Democratic Party in Akwa Ibom State. Hon. Michael Essang, Mr. The court had asked for status quo ante bellum in the case brought before it over the fraudulent selection of some people as ad hoc delegates but they went ahead and used them to pick their preferred aspirant but I understood the implication of being part of the sham and opted for the primaries with statutory delegates with the INEC as observers and officials from the national secretariat of our dear party.” Enyong further described as laughable the trending video of a youth alleging that he got a paltry N1000 after voting as a delegate in the primaries that produced him as a candidate, saying that he can’t even give beggars on the street N1000 talk more of a politician. Hon. “I don’t know him, they are using him to blackmail me, he is not part of the exercise, go and ask all the statutory delegates that participated to get a clearer picture. Okon Okon, as members.” Related Topics: . Imaobong Akpan and Mr Okon Okon will serve as members. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH.