By Osondu Ahirika
Former member representing Urue Offong Oruko in the Akwa Ibom state House of Assembly, Hon. Uno Etim Uno has assured that, the people of Urue Offong Oruko Local Government Area will cast their votes for Governor Udom Emmanuel in 2019 and support his administration till 2023.
Hon. Uno who is currently a member of the House of Assembly Service Commission, made he pledge at the Methodist Church Nigeria, Oyubia Diocese in Urue Offong Oruko, during the Akwa Ibom Youth Prays Service for March 2017 Edition held in the Church.
the March Edition of Akwa Ibom Youth Prayer Conference was held @ Methodist Church, Eyulor – Urueffong Oruko LGA with the theme: CONNECTING TO GOD’S PURPOSE.
The former legislator said Governor Emmanuel is serving the state with distinction and has already earned national recognition and Award as a performing governor. Hon. Uno called on the people to support the governor for the many good works he has done in Oro nation, including roads both completed and ongoing and for revisiting the Etebi-Enwang road and initiating a massive road project in Udung Ukor. He however pleaded with the governor to visit Urue offong Oruko and kick off the road project he promised the local government as he has done in other places.
In his welcome address, Special Assistant to Governor Emmanuel on Youth Matters and Chairman Akwa Ibom Youth caucus, Comrade Aniefiok Iwaudofia charged the youths to fear God & remain focused in order to fulfill God’s divine purpose. Comrade Udofia stated that, gone are the days when youths in Akwa Ibom were identified with political thuggery, cultism and other social vices, but that, the youths are retracing their paths to destiny and a great future by Connecting to their creator. He thanked Governor Emmanuel for the support, encouragement, investment and platform he has given to youths to excel and pledged continued support of youths for the governor and his administration.
Comrade Udofia said the youths of the state will continue to take their prayer conference round all the local government areas of the state and persistently seek the face of God almighty in the affairs of youths and the state at large.
Delivering words of counsel to youths, a one time Deputy Governor of Akwa ibom state, His Excellency, Ambassador Etim Okpoyo, commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for restoring sanity, the fear of God and peace to the state, harping that his administration is founded on righteousness. Okpoyo charged youths to take advantage of the conducive environment and inspiration from Governor Emmanuel
The former Deputy governor also thanked Governor Emmanuel for constructing roads and social infrastucture in Oro Nation and developing other parts of the State and charged him to remain fair and focused.
In his keynote address, the state governor, His Excellency, Mr Udom Gabriel Emmanuel, who was represented by the Honourable Commissioner for Works, Mr Ephraim Inyangeyen urged youths to seek God in the days of their youth as that is the only pathway to a glorious future.
Governor Emmanuel stated that, what is required first is the restoration of connectivity with our creator since without the fear of God, men will live carelessly, maintaining that, except there is a spiritual rebirth the youths and indeed the older generation cannot achieve much.
The governor who posited that, since God is a must in our lives for purpose to be fulfilled, all his human creation, with particular reference to youths must strive to be born again as only spiritual rebirth and the fear of God is the sure pathway to succeeding in life’s pilgrimage.
Governor Emmanuel assured Urue Offong people that, in a weeks time, the road project covering Asak Ikang -Etisong – Okobo Road and Abiakowo -Akai Udo – Atak Idiang -Osu-Eyesin-Oduo-Isuk-Adaeba Road will be profiled for construction, reiterat