UYO LOCAL GOVERNMENT GETS A NEW POLITICAL ADVISER
In the quest to improve and maintain the strong political will of the people of Uyo, the Chairman of the council, Elder Imoh Okon has appointed Hon. Victor Robinson from Ward Six as his special adviser on political matters.
The appointment was made and formalized earlier today in the hallowed office of the Chairman shortly before the routine meeting of the councilors and the Chairman.
Robinson whose political career spans nearly two decades at the grassroots had served in various positions including being the deputy leader of Uyo Legislative Council and the pioneer Chairman of Akwa Ibom State Councilors’ forum.
Okon, while presenting his new appointee to newsmen and council staff, spoke glowingly of him, noting that the appointment became necessary in the bid to consolidate on the political gains of the area, and subsequently, improve upon the evergreen relationship existing within the council and beyond.
He said that Robinson’s credentials, having served prominently and creditably in the council in the past, knocks off every claim of nepotism and entrenches merit.
In his response, the new appointee pledged to execute his new office in the consciousness of the fear of God and never to allow his personal interest becloud he advise to Mr. Chairman. He appreciated Okon for funding him fit to occupy such a sensitive office even with the sea of grey hairs abound in the area.
Others who spoke to council’s correspondents, were the Councilors representing Ward two, three, five, six and eight in the persons of Honourables: Imeobong Ibanga, Ubong Utang, Kufremfon Offiong, and Imaobong Umoette, all expressed satisfaction over Okon’s choice citing Robinson’s sagacious disposition on sensitive issues as his underlying ability to execute his new office satisfactorily.
The appointment according to the Chairman takes place with immediate effect.