By Our Reporter
The member representing Akamkpa/Biase federal constituency in the federal house of representatives and senatorial candidate for Cross River south, under the platform of the Labour Party, Rt. Hon. Daniel Asuquo has congratulated newly elected general moderator and Prelate of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, His Eminence, Rev. Dr. Ekpenyong Akpanika.
The senatorial hopeful in a congratulatory message acknowledged the humble disposition as well as the examplanry leadership role Rev. Akpanika has exhibited in the vineyard of God.
According to the federal lawmaker “As the Chief sheepherd of the people of God, my prayers are with you for strength and wisdom to lead the people of God and nurture them spiritually and ootherwise”
He said “My family and I, expresses our congratulations to you, Rev. Dr. Ekpenyong Akpanika on your elevation as the Prelate and Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria”
Rev. Akpanika, a lecturer with the Department of Religious and Cultural Studies, University of Calabar, scored a total of 451 votes to defeat his closest rival, Rev. Daniel Etim who scored 355 votes.