Barely a couple of week to the National Assembly Election in the country, a youth activist cum philanthropist, Hon. Prince Akpan Ikim has again assured the state governor, Mr. Godswill Akpabio of resounding victory towards his senatorial race, disclosing that, the entire youths in Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District have given nod to that.
Ikim, who spoke on behalf of youths in Oruk Anam local government area during PDP governorship Campaign rally, described the Ikot Ekpene senatorial district ambition of the state governor as sacrosanct and well deserved.
He portrayed the state governor as a man who has positively transformed all the nooks and crannies of the state, affirming that, his inclusion as a member of the National Assembly will bring goodies to Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District and the state at large.
The political stalwart noted that, Oruk Anam, was wholly a Peoples’ Democratic Party local government area, boasting that, there was no opposition in the area. ‘Your Excellency, as you can see, all the opposition leaders in Oruk Anam are now under this Umbrella- PDP. This local Government Area, is opposition free, there is no iota of APC or any other party in this place. Our Youths have decided to take their destiny in their hands; they are determined to vote for PDP on the 14th and 28th February, 2015.’ He posited.
Ikim, who also is the security consultant to Julius Barger, pledged the readiness of the youths in the area to vote for Sir Udo Kierian Akpan for second term in the state house of assembly and other PDP Flag bearers in the area.
Speaking with Journalists shortly after the epoch making event, Hon. Prince Ikim called on youths in the state to conduct themselves peacefully towards the forthcoming general elections and urged them to shun election violence and social vices capable of jeopardizing their future.
He admonished election observers and media practitioners to conduct themselves within the ambit of the law and their professional’s ethics, and counseled them to remain neutral in politics.
The security consultant however assured the populace that the elections will be violence free expressing optimism that, Peoples’ Democratic Party will sweep almost all the positions in the state and beyond. Hear him, ‘Gentlemen, I can assure you that the forthcoming presidential and gubernatorial elections will be violence free. The electorate will vote their conscience and their conscience is PDP. In Oruk Anam where I hail from, the PDP will sweep the poll in all the elections, by extension, PDP will win in almost all the states of the federation.’
It will be recalled that, Hon. Prince Ikim had on the 14th of February, 2013 organized a youth converge at Ekparakwa in Oruk Anam where the entire youths of the area unanimously endorsed the senatorial ambition of the state governor of the state.