Oby Ezekwesili Criticizes Democratic Process Behind Godswill Akpabio’s Senate Presidency

Oby Ezekwesili Criticizes Democratic Process Behind Godswill Akpabio’s Senate Presidency

…By Larry John for TDPel Media.

Former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has expressed strong disapproval of Godswill Akpabio’s appointment as the Senate President of the 10th National Assembly.

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Following Akpabio’s victory over Senator Abdulaziz Yari in the election, where he secured 63 votes compared to Yari’s 46, Ezekwesili took to her verified Twitter handle to raise concerns.

She questioned whether Akpabio had even participated as a candidate in the senatorial primaries, claiming that his position as a senator was due to the Nigerian judiciary rather than the democratic choice of citizens.

Ezekwesili firmly asserted that these acts of political corruption would not endure.

Akwa Ibom Governor Visits Akpabio, Pledges Collaboration

Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), paid a visit to Godswill Akpabio on Tuesday.

The visit took place during a reception ceremony held in honor of Akpabio at his residence in Abuja.

Akpabio, the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East, emerged as the winner of the Senate Presidency election, defeating Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara Central with a vote count of 63 to 46.

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During the reception, Governor Eno assured Akpabio of his commitment to working together for the benefit of the people of Akwa Ibom.

He expressed confidence that their collaboration would yield positive outcomes and praised the breakdown of party politics he witnessed.

Akpabio Advises Governor to Avoid Emulating Predecessor

In response to Governor Umo Eno’s visit, Godswill Akpabio, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), expressed gratitude and commended the governor for initiating a new chapter in the governance of Akwa Ibom through the visit.

However, Akpabio also offered some advice, cautioning the governor against following in the footsteps of his predecessor, Udom Emmanuel.

He urged the governor to stay focused on his own responsibilities, avoid inheriting problems, and emphasized the importance of humility.

Ezekwesili Raises Doubts About Akpabio’s Candidacy in Primaries

Oby Ezekwesili, former Minister of Education, has expressed her disapproval of the appointment of Godswill Akpabio as the Senate President of the 10th National Assembly.

Following Akpabio’s victory over Senator Abdulaziz Yari in the election, Ezekwesili took to Twitter to question whether Akpabio had even participated as a candidate in the senatorial primaries.

She argued that Akpabio’s position as a senator was the result of a decision by the Nigerian judiciary rather than the democratic choice of citizens.

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Ezekwesili firmly believes that such acts of political corruption will not go unchallenged.

Governor Umo Eno Visits Akpabio, Pledges Cooperation

Governor Umo Eno of Akwa Ibom State, a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), paid a visit to Godswill Akpabio, who emerged as the Senate President after defeating Abdulaziz Yari of Zamfara Central.

The visit took place during a reception ceremony held in Abuja to honor Akpabio’s victory.

Governor Eno assured Akpabio of his willingness to collaborate in the best interest of the people of Akwa Ibom.

He expressed confidence in the positive outcomes that their partnership could achieve and praised the dismantling of party politics that he witnessed during the event.

Akpabio Advises Governor to Avoid Following Predecessor’s Path

In response to Governor Umo Eno’s visit, Godswill Akpabio, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), expressed gratitude and acknowledged the governor’s efforts to bring about a new era of governance in Akwa Ibom through the visit.

However, Akpabio also offered a word of advice, urging the governor not to emulate his predecessor, Udom Emmanuel.

He advised the governor to focus on his own responsibilities, avoid inheriting problems, and stressed the importance of humility.

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