Gov Udom raises alarm over plot to disrupt December LG elections

. Governor Udom Emmanuel _________________________________________   By William EFFIONG    kwa Ibom State Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, on Saturday, raised the alarm over an alleged plot by persons he described as “elements allied with the opposition in the State” to disrupt and cause breakdown of law and order during the forthcoming local government elections scheduled for […]

LG elections: Large turnout as Makarfi, Udom, Akpabio, others flag-off PDP campaign in Akwa Ibom

.Chairman of the national caretaker committee of PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi; Governor Udom Emmanuel & others arriving at the Uyo township stadium yesterday  _______________________________________________   Itoro BASSEY, Uyo Ahead of the December 2 local government elections in Akwa Ibom State, the chairman of the national caretaker committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ahmed Makarfi; […]

U-turn: Akwa Ibom APC says it is now ready for November council elections

By Effiong WILLIAM    Akwa Ibom State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has made a U-turn on its earlier decision not to participate in the local government election in Akwa Ibom State which is scheduled for November 11. This development is contained in a press statement issued on Sunday night by the party’s spokesman, Edet Bassey.  […]

Extension of transition c’tees imminent as AKISIEC announces Nov 11 for LG elections

. Governor Udom Emmanuel (L) in a tête-à-tête with AKHA Speaker, Onofiok Luke  _____________________________________________________________________   By Itoro BASSEY Akwa Ibom State Independent Electoral Commission (AKISIEC) has announced November 11 as date for the conduct of elections into the 31 local government areas of the state. This is contained in a statement titled “Notice of Election” […]