It was another political shock for some aspiring politicians in Akwa Ibom state yesterday as the governor of the state officially unveiled his prefer candidate for the 2023 gubernatorial election in the state.
The anointed candidate is Pastor Umo Eno, who is assumed to succeed Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State, has been spotted kneeling before him.
Obong Victor Attah, leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, had presented Eno, the current Commissioner for Land and Water resources, before some PDP stakeholders on Sunday.
Let me say this emphatically, I mean well for this State, that is why I waited for God to show me the man who would continue with the pace of developmental strides we have started in the last six plus years and then move the needle even further.”
“Pastor Umo Eno is a highly respected person; he has enormous capacity, is an epitome of humility, and is blessed with the common touch, a compelling story and is God- fearing.
“He is a successful entrepreneur who has employed our people, lifted thousands from poverty to prosperity. He will be coming to the office of Governor with an economic blueprint that will further guarantee employment, development, and economic prosperity for our people.
“He is a man of peace and will ensure that the peace and security of life we have enjoyed in the last six plus years will be maintained. His life story resonates with the story of most ordinary Akwa Ibom people,” he had stated.