12 executive officers of the All Progressives Congress have resigned their appointment, citing the impunity and lawlessness rocking their party.
According to the APC chieftains, the sterling performance of Governor Udom Emmanuel in office, has compelled them to join the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.
According to them, their main preoccupation, is the reelection of the Governor for a second term in office.
We the undersigned ward executive members of the All Progreesives Congress(APC) Ward 10, Etim Ekpo Local Government Area, hereby resign our positions/membership of the APC to enable us join the Peoples Democratic Party,PDPhaving seen the superlative performance of His Excellency, Deacon Udom Emmanuel, Governor of Akwa Ibom State, and also having regards to the fact that the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) stands for truth, equity and fairness regarding the zoning arrangement already established in Akwa Ibom State.”
“We therefore thank our former party for the opportunity given to us to serve in our different capacities.”
Those who resigned included, Dominic Sunday Ineme, Vice Chairman, Esitime Moses Akpante, Ex-Officio, Sunday James Nte-ebono, Secretary, Imo James, Ex-officio, Afangideh Afangideh, Publicity Secretary, and Ukpono Afangideh who served as Assistant Secretary.
Others include Comfort Ime Sunday, Welfare Officer, Victoria Akpanobon, Assistant Treasurer, Demekre Jumbo Afangideh, Treasurer, Pastor Ubokobong Etokobon Financial Secretary and Ekemini Saviour Friday, member.
Meanwhile reports from Ward six of the Etim Ekpo indicate that four executive officers of the APC have equally cross carpeted to the PDP. They incude Idorenyin Benson, the Assistant Secretary, Mmeti Umanah, Assistant Auditor, Nse Matthew, Ex-officio, and Ifiok Friday Udoekong, Assistant Secretary.
The story is no different at Ward Three, as the Chapter Ex-officio member of the party Udeme Sunday and the Financial Secretary, Itoro Raleigh have thrown in the towel, to declare for PDP.
At Ward 1, Owoidighe Akang and Imo Jackson who were ex-officio officers have also dumped the broom party.