Nigeria’s ruling party, the All Progressive Congress, APC took over the Uyo Township Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State to host a local government rally. Burgeoning, integrated media outfit ALEDEH was live at the event which had many supporters trooping into the stadium from the state and beyond.
The proceedings of the rally would have made a neutral assert with absolute confidence that the Presidential candidate of the party was being unveiled with majority of the party’s bigwigs gracing the rally to put people on board as the local government elections approach in the state.
Some of the party’s biggest names were available with political hopefuls and the party faithful all making the rally a quite bubbly one as several politician took their turns to campaign and speak to their teeming supporters to cays their vote for the party in the upcoming local government elections.
Niger Delta Development Corporation, NDDC boss, Nsima Ekere was present at the rally to say his bit while he said it was time for the APC to sweep the PDP-led government of Mr. Udom Emmanuel, incumbent governor of Akwa Ibom State out. Other political bigwigs who spoke at the event were; Imo State Governor, Rocha’s Okorocha, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly(Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, the party’s Chairman, Odigie Oyegun, former Ekiti State Governor, Engr. Segun Oni and a host of others who all addressed the party faithful.
The APC are trying fervently to reclaim the party from the clutches of the ruling party in the state, the PDP with NDDC boss, Nsima Ekere lined up as a possible candidate for the APC in the governorship race.