By Our Reporter
Prominent senatorial aspirant for Cross River south under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Victor Efiom Ekpo today met with leaders of APC in Akpabuyo and Bakassi LGA of the state.
Chief Efiom had earlier made his intention known at a public declaration at his native Akpap Okoyong, in Odukpani LGA.
At a pack filled APC chapter office in Akpabuyo, the senatorial aspirant said.
“I came here today not to seek for delegates, if I wanted to do that I would sit in Calabar and make that happen. I came here to thank those who have suffered so much for APC. I came here to see the entire APC supporters in Akpabuyo LGA”
Chief Efiom who is the current managing director of the state water board cooperation described himself as the right man for the job.
The aspirant was accompanied during the consultation by his wife, Mrs. Stella Efiom Ekpo, who is also the commissioner for local government affairs, former chairman of Odukpani LGA, Hon. Bassey Akiba among others.
Chairman of Akpabuyo LGA, Hon. Emmanuel Offiong who welcomed the aspirant to the LGA encouraged him to get to every nook and cranny of the LGA without fear or intimidation.
He pleaded with the aspirant to maintain constant touch with the people of Akpabuyo when he gets to the Senate and not wait until the next election before he visits.
Chapter chairman of APC in Akpabuyo, Mr. Henry Ekpenyong, pleaded with the aspirant to ensure that the people of Akpabuyo are employed at federal agencies.
At a visit to Bakassi, the senatorial aspirant whole addressing large number of supporters said.
“I came here today to say that you should send me to the Senate. There are some persons you will send there and it will take them time to know how the parliament works or even the roads around Abuja. But I have been there and I know how things work over there”
Chief Efiom Ekpo promised to have maintain consistent interaction with the people when elected as well as ensure that he negotiates for better deals for the people of the senatorial district.