Following a successful inauguration yesterday at the Nest of Champions, Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, has expressed his deep appreciation to the people of the State, his Political Father, and immediate past Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, his Campaigner -in-Chief, and wife of the immediate past Governor, Dr. (Mrs) Martha Udom Emmanuel, his friends, associates, political class, former classmates, and a host of others who had turned out in large numbers to celebrate the historic day with him.
In a statement released by his Chief Press Secretary, Ekerete Udoh, Governor Umo Eno, expressed his deep and profound gratitude to “my dear Akwa Ibom people for the overwhelming support and joy you expressed during my inauguration yesterday.
“It was a ringing endorsement and celebration of the mandate you so massively affirmed in my capacity to lead you, at the March 18th, 2023, Gubernatorial polls.
“ I wish to specifically thank my party, the PDP, the larger political class, especially those who belong to other parties, but who, decided to celebrate a Pan- Akwaibom moment with us yesterday.
“ To my friends, associates, my old classmates from Victory High School, Ikeja, Lagos, Akwaibomites in the Diaspora, our Fathers in faith, the youths, women, elder statesmen, the traditional institutions, socio- political groups and others too numerous to mention here, I am deeply appreciative.
“To our Inaugural Guest Speaker, the highly cerebral Professor Patrick Mulumba, thank you for the great and profound speech you gave!
“ As I said in my Inaugural Speech, we are determined to deepen and push further the trajectory of growth and development of our dear State.
God bless you all as we A.R.I.S.E to a Golden Era of continued peace, unity, development and brotherhood”, the statement concluded.