A two-term member of the House of Representatives and popular Governorship Aspirant under the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Akwa Ibom State Chapter, Rt Hon. Michael Enyong has emerged the winner of the Akwa Ibom PDP Governorship Primary.
Enyong, who was declared winner of the PDP Governorship Primary held in Uyo today, defeated other gubernatorial opponents to emerge winner with a total number of 2448 votes.
Announcing the results of the exercise following votes cast by the accredited delegates across the 31 Local Government Areas, the returning officer, Mr. I. D. Sunday, said Rt Hon. Michael Enyong scored 2448 votes, Pastor Umo Eno, 239 votes; Obong Bassey Albert, 50 votes; Rt Hon. Onofiok Luke, 34 votes; Akan Okon, 5 votes; Mr Ide Owodiong, 0 vote.
In his speech shortly after his declaration as the winner, Enyong thanked the delegates for their overwhelming and unwavering trust reposed in him to represent the party in the 2023 Governorship election in the State.
He noted that as the candidate with the right formula to fight poverty, he will eradicate poverty from all the nooks and crannies of the state and ensure improved lives for children, youth, women and men in the state.
He called on all other aspirants who could not emerge winners to see his victory as a win for all and join hands to conquer the state for the PDP come 2023.
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