The elected and returned member for the Ibesikpo Asutan State Constituency in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Aniekan Uko has dedicated his Certificate of Return to people of the area as a mark of gratitude for their loyalty and firm support which led to his victory at the March 9 polls.
He further attributed his success to God’s benevolence stating that “when people based their hope on Federal might, God stepped in to showcase his prowess”.
Aniekan Uko appreciated the people at his residence in Mbikpong Ikot Edim on Tuesday, March 28, shortly after being presented with his Certificate by the Independent National Electoral Commission in Uyo.
Aniekan Uko who tagged his wife, Mrs Ememobong Aniekan Uko, as the original ‘Iboroakam’, stated that her wise counsels, prayers and firm support further aided his scaling through the election.
He also poured encomiums on the Ibesikpo PDP chapter chairman, Elder Okon Offiong, Iboroakam Campaign Director General, Barr M. Dangospel, the Youth and women for their monthly prayers for the success of the election.
Aniekan Uko expressed his resolve to make his second tenure an all-inclusive affair where everyone is treated with equality.
In his words, “I will play politics of inclusion. All grievances are over. Please If you need anything from me, my gate is open for all but do not come to blackmail anybody because I will not condone it but will call the person in question to confirm your allegations”, Aniekan Uko stated.
Elder Okon Edet Offiong, in his goodwill message appreciated God for the victory accorded the Lawmaker at the polls and for successfully obtaining his Certificate of Return from INEC.