Uyo elders, youths vow to produce next senator in 2019

. Etuk, while addressing Uyo elders & youths yesterday  _________________________________________     Itoro BASSEY  lders and youth of Uyo federal constituency have resolved to ensure that a member of the constituency emerge as the next senator for Uyo Senatorial District in 2019. The agreement was reached, yesterday, during a breakfast meeting of Atai Uyo, the […]

Uyo Senate seat: PDP makes u- turn, wants appeal against Etim revisited

Bassey Albert & Bassey Etim  ______________________________________   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has made a U- turn on its earlier notice of withdrawal of appeal against Mr Bassey Etim regarding the Akwa Ibom North East Senatorial political quagmire. The National Working Committee of the PDP has re- instructed its Akwa Ibom Chapter legal team to […]

Again, PDP elders beg Saraki to respect court order, swear in Bassey Etim

. Bassey Albert & Bassey Etim  _______________________________________________________________   Peoples Democratic Party Elders in Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District have again called on Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, to respect the court judgement nullifying the election of Bassey Albert Akpan as the Senator representing the senatorial district. Consequently, they have asked that Bassey Etim be […]

Elders urge Senate to end confusion over Uyo Senatorial seat

The Akwa Ibom North East Elders forum has called on the Senate leadership to take steps that would end confusion involving two eminent personalities from its district. Speaking with DAILY POST in Abuja, the forum’s Chairman, Idoreyin Jacot, explained that continued crisis over the court judgement in Uyo affirming Hon. Bassey Etim as their Senator […]

Swear in Etim as Uyo senator now, Akwa Ibom community tells Saraki

Akwa Ibom community in Abuja has appealed to the Senate President Bukola Saraki to inaugurate Bassey Etim as Senator-Elect for Akwa Ibom Northeast. The Community which is an umbrella body of all indigenes of Akwa Ibom State resident in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and its environs stated that any further delays could lead to […]

Court nullifies Akwa Ibom PDP zoning arrangement, invalidates ward congresses results

Charles Ugwu (Abuja) A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja today gave an injunction restraining the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from excluding any candidate from contesting the governorship position in Akwa Ibom state on the platform of the party. In suit no. FHC/ABJ/CS/818/2014 filed on November 5th 2014 by Mr Umana Okon Umana,  a governorship aspirant […]