…Promises quality representation
Ikot Edibon village, a rural urban area of Nsit Ubium came alive on Saturday, December 21 with wild celebration as sons and daughters of the area gathered to witness the empowerment and official opening of the constituency office of Hon. Otobong Bob, Member representing Nsit Ubium State Constituency.
Speaking at the event, Hon. Otobong expressed appreciation to the people for the support given him and the People’s Democratic Party during the 2019 election.
He revealed that his six months in politics and office has prepared his mind and afforded him the capacity to serve Nsit Ubium people better by sponsoring bills and motions that will bring about progressive development to the area.
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On the essence of opening the liaison office in the area, Hon. Bob revealed that he was poised to bringing effective and qualitative representation, hence the need to create a link between his office and the people so that their yearnings and needs can be properly channeled and given rapt attention.
He noted that the office will not only serve as an extension of the Nsit Ubium seat in the house of Assembly and but will form a strong bridge of continuity and hallmark of development, while maintaining that his administration will effectively and efficiently touch the people.
In his remarks, the Member representing Etinan/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke eulogized Hon. Otobong Bob who succeeded him in the constituency as a tested and worthy lawmaker whose records and performances in the executive house is laudable.
Rt. Hon. Luke while describing the constituency liaison office as a great initiative and a solution centre, appreciated the people for their unfettered support for Hon. Bob.
He urged them to always pray for the lawmaker and exhibit brotherhood which he said, will help to sustain the unity and love already existing in the area.
He appealed to the Akwa Ibom State Government to expedite all road constructions in the area, adding that it is the only infrastructural benefits of the people for voting Governor Udom at the governorship election.
Also, the political leader and former Senator representing the area, Senator Effiong Bob in his goodwill message charged the people to live in harmony and emulate all virtues of love as they celebrate the yuletide season.
On his part, the Chairman of the area, Hon. Udemeobong Bassey lauded the Nsit Ubium state house member for following the footprints of his predecessor, he maintained that the liaison office will act as quick response channel where the plight of the people will be heard.
In their separate messages, Otuekong Emmanuel Ibiok, Commissioner Local Government Service Commission; Mr Aniefiok Johnny, Chapter Chairman of PDP in Nsit Ubium; Otuekong Capt. Iniobong Ekong and Arch. Ime Ekpo, Commissioner Lands and Water Resources, applauded Hon. Bob for being a notable assemblyman with sterling leadership qualities and eye for development and prosperity of the area.
While rating the house member as a five-star illustrious son who has shown love to the people across party lines, they expressed confidence that his performance so far in the house of Assembly will bring nothing but people-oriented development to the area.
Highpoint of the event was the Commissioning of the constituency office by Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke, empowerment items doled out to widows, Christmas hampers to the constituents and pledges of cash, wrappers and rice.
In attendance were, Mr Udom Inoyo represented by Aniekan Bassey Willie; Chairmen of boards, traditional rulers, party stalwarts, Councilors, Mr Nsikak Williams, Managing Director Nsik Motors who was ably represented, women group, youth among others.
Credit: Anietie Essia