|Hon. Sam Ikon- Speaker AKHA|
As 2015 general elections takes centre stage in political discourse across Nigeria, youths of Etinan Federal Constituency under the umbrella of Iman Ibom Youths in government have declared their intention to support the speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Hon. (Elder) Sam Ikon to represent them in the Federal House of Representatives.
The youths made the declaration at a mammoth gathering in the palace of the Village Head of Ndon Eyo I, Chief I. T. Umoren where they had come in their numbers to receive Hon. Sam Ikon Who was on a thank- you visit to ward 4 in Ndon Eyo I for their massive support during his re-election as member of AKHA.
Speaking through their president, Prince Ndifreke Umoren, the Iman Ibom youths in Government noted with satisfaction the quality representation of Hon. Sam Ikon especially his benevolence in carrying the youths along observing that with such quality representation Hon. Ikon remains the best material to represent Etinan federal Constituency come 2015.
Part of the speech read by the president of the youth Prince Ndifreke Umoren read Thus:
“Having proved yourself as the best representative that Etinan ever has in the House of Assembly, we hereby unanimously declare our support to you while urging you to get ready to represent us in the Federal House of Reps come 2015… ”
In his response, Hon. Sam Ikon maintained that he had decided to visit the village Head, Elders and Youths of ward 4 to thank them for their support to him. The Hon. Speaker used the occasion to appreciate the President of Iman Ibom Youths, Prince Umoren and his group for their solidarity. He also expressed gratitude to the Village Head of Ndon Eyo I, Etinan Local Government Area for his blessings and fatherly support praying God to give him long life and the wisdom to rule his people.