One Year In Office: Akpanke Distributes Sewing, Grinding Machines To Constituents

By Elijah Ugani 

As parts of activities to mark one year in office, the member representing Obudu/Bekwarra/Obanliku federal constituency, Hon Peter Akpanke, has distributed 30 sewing and grinding machines across the 30 political wards that makes up the federal constituency.

Addressing supporters, the State Chairman of PDP, Mr Vena Ikem Esq, welcomed party to faithfuls to the event and commended them for keeping faith with the PDP, and assured that a lots of things are underway for the people.

Mr Ikem noted that “I have decided to address you because I know that majority of you will have the feelings that you’re not captured in this phase of empowerment. I want to assure you that you will all be considered for one empowerment or the other.

“The empowerment will be done in phases. Thank you for all you do to keep hope alive. At the moment, there is no better place to be than in PDP, for this part of the state”.

The State Chairman of PDP, charged members to brace up for the challenge ahead as the party is prepared to get other positions from the APC in the next election and avoid the temptation of being hoodwinked into leaving the party.

Presenting the items to beneficiaries in Obudu Local Government Area, held at the PDP State Chairman’s residence, Hon Akpanke noted that “I want to expressed gratitude for your support and goodwill to ensure that I was elected to represent you. I have come today with these items to support your businesses. For all of you who supported me during the last election, this is the beginning of many good things that are going to happen in our constituency”.

Speaking at Bekwarra, he thanked especially the women of Bekwarra for the prayers, and maintained that “You labored to support our ambition to win election, I havr returned to appreciate and to tell you thank you for all the support.

“For today, we have come to empower the women, from next week, it will be the turn of the men. Please be calm and exercise some patience. All of you are very dear to me. We will continue to visit and share with you what God has blessed us with.

“I had told you during the campaign that, if you vote for me and I win the election, I will come home, stay with you and we reason together. I have kept that promise and each time I visit you, I enjoy myself because I’m with my people.

“These items you see here is the beginning of many good things that will come. For those who support me, you will first benefit.
As we progress, some people will drive cars, some will build houses while others will do businesses”.

On her part, the coordinator of the Rock Ladies Bekwarra, Mrs Angela Oko, commended Hon Peter Akpanke, for considering the women to be supported and called on all the beneficiaries to become ambassadors of Hon Akpanke.

She charged the beneficiaries to begin a house to house campaign to support Hon Akpanke for a second term having performed wonderfully well in just one year.

Martina Omang thanked the lawmaker for the show of love and prayed God to continue to bless him to enable him give the constituency the needed representation.


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