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2023: APC Needs Performing Governor Like You, Senate President Tells Akwa Ibom Governor


Ahead next general elections, President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has called on the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, to consider joining the All Progressives Congress.

Ola Awoniyi, media aide to Senate said his principal made the overtures at the weekend in Uyo at the Thanksgiving Service and Commissioning of constituency projects executed by Senator Bassey Akpan.

Lawan who was in Uyo at the instance of Senator Bassey Akpan showered encomiums on Emmanuel for being a performing Governor and publicly told him to consider crossing over to their side.

Lawan of the ruling All Progressives Congress and Senator representing Yobe North said he was impressed with the performance of Governor Emmanuel, incidentally of the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party.

Recall that Lawan extended a similar invitation to the Abia State Governor when he visited Aba last November and told Governor Okezie Victor Ikpeazu that the Progressives were waiting for him.

He said: “You have a Governor who is so focused, intelligent, brilliant and anything that will bring development to Akwa Ibom and this country is his concern.

“Your Excellency, even though we do not share a common platform but the truth must be said: You have transformed Akwa Ibom for the best.

“We are waiting for you to come and work with us, Your Excellency. Oh yes! Why not? We want someone like you. And there is no shame in asking.

“We are asking for the development, unity, progress and growth of our country. It doesn’t matter who that person is. Continue Reading


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