Oron/Udung Uko lawmaker set to dazzle constituents at constituency briefing Thursday

Itoro BASSEY

All is now set for the constituency briefing and empowerment programme of Mr. Effiong Bassey, the Member representing Oron/ Udung Uko in the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly.

Mr. Bassey told Propeller Newspaper during an interactive session on Sunday that the occasion will be first of its kind in the history of representation in Oron/Udung  Uko state constituency.

He said the occasion will equally afford his constituents the opportunity to interface with him on other salient issues affecting the constituency.

Bassey, who is the immediate past Deputy Speaker of the House, said he will be presenting his score card at the occasion for the past years of his stewardship in the areas of his representation, lawmaking and oversight functions.

He has so far sponsored one bill, co-sponsored nine bills and three motions, one of which is the motion seeking the Akwa Ibom State Government to intervene in the arbitrary and contentious closure of the access road to Udung Okung and Ukpata Afaha Eduok communities in Oron  local government area by Commodore Duja Effedua, Rector of Maritime Academy of Nigeria, Oron.

Bassey said he has bought many cars, sewing machines, motorcycles, hair dressing equipment for ladies, barbing kits attached with power generator sets, other category of big generator sets, hundreds of wrappers for women, and cash grants, the items he said will be giving out to constituents as appreciation for his election into the legislature.

He said Governor Udom Emmanuel, Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of, Onofiok Luke, members of the state executive council, top brass of the state PDP, members of the political class, colleague lawmakers, the traditional rulers, religious leaders, the entire Oron and Udung Uko people are all expected at the occasion.

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