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Governor Godswil Akpabio calls on political parties in the country to support the present administration

By Akwa Ibom State Govt House Press Centre
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Governor Godswil Akpabio has called on political parties in the country to support the present administration at the state and Federal levels for the success, unity and progress of Nigeria.

Chief Akpabio, who made the call when the Chairman of Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Dr. Inusa Tanko and members paid him a courtesy visit at Governor's Office, Uyo, remarked,"Once a government is elected into office, other political parties must support that government for the success, unity and progress of the state and country".

According to him, "Political parties must render support to the present administration for the success of the government is the success of all Nigerians so that when it is their own turn, other political parties can also support them".

The Governor, who congratulated the newly appointed state executives of IPAC headed by the state PDP Chairman, Mr. Paul Ekpo thanked the National Chairman of IPAC, Dr. Inusa Tanko for succeeding in bringing other members of the party together and for the kind of harmony he is bringing to bear amongst political parties.

He pointed out that it would deepen democracy and that his administration would work with IPAC for an inclusive political parties at the state level.

Speaking earlier, the National Chairman of Inter-party Advisory Council (IPAC), Dr. Tanko said they were in the state for the executive elections, explaining that IPAC is a forum for all political parties in the country and that executive member of each political parties was to ensure that members of their parties are of good conduct during the upcoming elections.

Tanko described Akwa Ibom State as a good pacer and that IPAC was proud to identify with the state, applauding the Governor for the development strides in the state.

He stressed that IPAC would work as a team to protect democracy, to ensure all parties are at the apex of democratic setting and to ensure that all political parties are carried along to ensure prosperity of Nigerians.




L-R US Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee; Olugbenga Leke Oyewole,Senior Special Assistant to the President on Maritime Services;Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State; the Reverend JesseJackson, US Civil Rights Icon at the 44th Congressional Black CaucusConference in Washington DC, United States of America, Friday.


Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State exchangingpleasantries with Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee at the 44thCongressional Black Caucus Conference at the Convention Centre,Washington.


Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State receiving the award ofAfrima for Transformational Leadership from Mr Anderson Obiagwu ofAfrica Music Magazine.


Governor Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom State exchangingpleasantries with African American Civil Rights Icon, Rev. JesseJackson during the 44th Congressional Black Caucus Conference at theConvention Centre, Washington. Both spoke at the Brain Trust organisedby Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee as part of the occasion.