The wife of the Executive Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mrs. Unoma Akpabio on Sunday at the reception of the dedication of little Miss Divine Anthony Akpan, daughter of Hon. Anthony Akpan chairman Oruk Anam Local Government Area.
Mrs. Akpabio expressed dismay over the attitude of some Local Government Chairmen. She said that it has been observed that some Local Government Chairmen does not reside in their Local Government Areas and wonder how the will be able to understand the problem of the people when they are not accessible by the people that voted them into the office and described the act as very bad.
Her Excellency urged Hon. Anthony Akpan the Chairman of Oruk Anam Local Government Area whose daughter’s reception she attained at Helemah Event Centre, Aka Itiam Street, Uyo, to quickly organize a reception for his people in his Local Government Area not in Uyo.
She promised chairmen leaving in Uyo that only run home when elections draws near to be voted into office thereafter are no where to be found within home to expect tough time in 2015. Saying that who wins election shall be determined by the people at the grass root based on achievement, impact and how accessible such candidate is and not in who leaves in Uyo.
She used the opportunity to urge all Local Government Chairmen leaving in Uyo to fine their way back to their respective Local Government Areas. Noting that this is the only way the can effectively deliver on the mandate given to them. Defining Local Government Administration as a grass root government through which the ordinary person in the villages could be heard and affected.
However, she enjoined wives of chairmen to assist their husband in the sensitization of the women against evil perpetrator that use the women to become millionaire.
Culled From Ibomyellowpages.com