Akwa Ibom: Accord, Labour Party ‎concede defeat, congratulate Udom Emmanuel




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UYO (Sundiata Post) – Two opposition parties in State, Accord Party and Party, have called on their respective governorship candidates, Bishop Sam Akpan and Senator Helen Esuene, to concede defeat and congratulate winner of election, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, of Peoples .
This is contained in a separate congratulatory message issued in Uyo and addressed to -elect, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, by two political parties.
The parties advised stakeholders to avoid unnecessary litigation that distract the -elect, in the art of governance and lead to further waste of State resources.
According to the Accord Party, “as active participants in the just concluded governorship elections, we are in a good to know that the elections in State was conducted in the best of manners by INEC, accreditation to voting, except in few negligible places.”
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It added that ” by our assessment, the conduct of that election was a watershed in our entire political history, in terms of planning and execution, for which we congratulate INEC.”
On its part, the Party in the statement, said “reports collated the different agents concur that the governorship election in the State was fairly and creditably conducted, except in few units.”
The Accord Party statement was signed by the State Chairman of the Party, Hon. Joseph James; Engr. Akaninyene Udoka; the Treasurer, Happiness Sunday Stephen; Organizing Secretary, Utibe Benjamin Uko, alongside Chapter Chairmen and Ex Officio across the State.
Those that signed the statement for Party were the State Chairman, Mr. Ekong Charleson; Deputy Chairman, Ambassador James Ekere; Vice Chairman, Uduak Jimmy; Youth Leader, Sunday Godwin Akpan, as well as Chapter Chairmen of the Party across the 31 Local Government Areas of the State.