By Our Reporter
Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Odukpani state constituency for the 2023 general election, Evang Ekeng Augustine has expressed his desire for effective representation if elected to represent the state constituency.
The PDP candidate bared his mind with some journalists in Calabar after he was issued with a certificate of return by the PDP at the party secretariat in Calabar.
According to him “ my priority will be to sponsor bills and engage the necessary government agencies that can put an effective end to all the communal wars that have plagued Odukpani local government area for such a long time. I am a community person, it’s my effort and contribution towards community development that has taken me this far, so I will work hard to ensure that we achieve peace in the entire Odukpani local government area”
The visibly excited PDP candidate who thanked God and the people of the local government area for nominating him to represent them, assured of his resolve and determination to ensure that the gains of democratic experience gets to all nooks and crannies of the LGA.
Evang. Ekeng Augustine emerged victorious at the party primaries in Odukpani with an overwhelming vote by the PDP family in the LGA. He will be squaring against incumbent Francis Asuquo of the All Progressives Congress during the state houses of assembly election in March 2023.