Wed. Apr 24th, 2019


The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces – Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Honourable member elect for Ikono/Ini Federal constituency, Akwa Ibom State, Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-udo (MACAIRE) on his election Victory.

This was contained in a congratulatory message issued by the Nigeria’s President to Ukpong-udo on March 18, 2019.

According to the results announced by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-udo won flawlessly in the two Local Government Areas that makes up the Federal Constituency.

Ukpong-udo scored 8,275 in Ikono against APC 2,928 and 13,347 votes in Ini against APC 5,069 votes with a total of 21,622 votes against 7,997 votes scored by APC to defeat his opponent, Mr Edidiong Idiong of the All Progressive Congress.

The congratulatory message from President Buhari described Macaire’s victory as the validation of the confidence bestowed on him by the good people of Ikono/Ini Federal constituency as a committed, dedicated and visionary leader who will endeavor to realize their aspirations and effectively represent them at the National Level.

“I have no doubt that the national will benefit immensely from your rich experience, ability and wisdom. I look forward to your joining hands with me as we collectively strive to put in place enabling laws, policies and programs that will uplift the economic and social wellbeing of Nigerians” the President said.

Obong Emmanuel Ukpong-udo is a participant at the Orientation Program organised for Senate and Federal House of Representative members Elect at Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja.

©Mfreke Udonkang

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