Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, Wednesday, predicted a brighter future for the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) saying, the support of members which culminated into his election victory as governor would never be in vain.
Governor Emmanuel said this in Uyo, while also appreciating the stalwarts with N120 million during an enlarged meeting of the party held at the permanent site of the party at Atan Offot within the metropolis.
He commended the women, youths and elders of the party for their steadfastness and the support that aided his re-election, assuring that, the PDP would continue to garner strength in the state in the days ahead.
“I came to assure the women, youths and elders of the party that your labour that brought about the victory of our great party in the last elections is well appreciated.
“My special appreciation goes to the unit champions because every member and office holder from the local to the national level belongs to a unit.
“Today, I stand here as the man elected on the platform of this great party to re-echo my avowed commitment to the Akwa Ibom Project.
“I will channel all my efforts which will be backed by your support to the pursuit and actualisation of the completion Agenda.
“Together, we will make Akwa Ibom the state we will be proud to bequeath to our children and the generations unborn.
The Governor therefore, urged the party faithful to be steadfast in their commitment to the party, explaining that PDP is like a religion in view of its followership in Akwa Ibom State.
Earlier, the State PDP Chairman, Obong Paul Ekpo said that the party was satisfied with the performance of Governor Udom Emmanuel in office and attributed the success to the commitment demonstrated by stakeholders to the ideals of the party.
He expressed appreciation to the party supporters for not letting down the trust as demonstrated in the landslide victory of the PDP in the last general elections and assured the Governor of the unflinching support of the party to his administration.