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In continuation of his ‘Thank You’ Tour of his Constituency, the representative of Ikono-Ini Federal Constituency in the National Assembly, Rt. Hon. Emmanuel Ukpong-udo has visited Itu Mbonuso Ward 3 in INI Local Government Area.
He further unveiled plans to expand and elevate small scale businesses for 50 women in the area with seed money of N150,000 each.
In attendance during the Lawmaker’s visit was a massive turnout of indigenes and residents of the area across all social strata who hosted his entourage at St. Patrick Government Primary School, Ananamong.
Rep. Emmanuel Ukpong-Udo, in a message at the ceremony, appreciated God for using him as a vessel of blessing to touch lives and rekindle hope. He maintained that God remains the strongest pillar from where he draws his energy. The Lawmaker recognized and appreciated the community for their support which contributed to his victory and re-election, noting that the visit was to have direct audience with and thanked them for the trust reposed in him.
In line with his promise to empower his people across the 21 wards with his salary and entitlements for the next two years, he doled out cash grants to about 900 members of the community. Ukpong-Udo, also declared automatic empowerment to all unit co-ordinators of Macaire Grassroot Movement (MGM).
In a remark, the Director-General Mkpoikana-Abasi campaign organization , Barr. Edet Inyangidim, acknowledged God’s benevolence and appreciated the doggedness the indigenes of Ward 3 exhibited during the elections. He thanked Rep. Ukpong-Udo for being intentional in rewarding all his faithful supporters. Hon. Iberedem Offor, thanked God and the people for the strength to withstand the pressure, antics and threats of the opposition. He reassured the lawmaker of unrelenting support.
The INI chapter chairman of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), Mr. Anietie Jackson, reminded the supporters of the impact Rep. Ukpong-Udo has had since assuming office, while the director of campaign, Mkpoikana-Abasi Campaign Organization, Hon. Dickson Abasiekong, restated the impressive performance of Rep. Ukpong-Udo, intimating that the lawmaker’s antecedents is unmatchable.
The ward co-ordinator for MGM, the YPP Youth Leader, Women Leader, and the Itu Mbonuso Youth President jointly praised God for the grace he gave to Rep. Ukpong-Udo, to triumph at the polls and for returning to redeem his promises.