The President General of Akwa Ibom State Traditional Rulers Council, His Eminence, Ntenyin (Dr.) Solomon Daniel Etuk, JP, CFR, has congratulated Pastor Umo Eno for his successful victory at the gubernatorial election to emerge as the Governor-elect.
The premier royal father, in a congratulatory message on behalf of the Council entitled, “A Worthy Victory,” issued on Tuesday, March 21, 2023, noted that Pastor Eno’s declaration as the Governor-elect for Akwa Ibom by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) justifies the confidence that the people have in his capacity to govern the State.
The message read in part: “Akwa Ibom State Traditional Rulers Council heartily felicitates with you as the winner of the State’s gubernatorial election held on Saturday, March 18, 2023.
Ntenyin Etuk, who is the Oku Ibom Ibibio and Chancellor of Akwa Ibom State University, noted that the Royal Council sees Pastor Eno’s victory “as the divine will of the Almighty God, who has overwhelmingly demonstrated His love for you by standing by you and seeing you through the campaigns and electoral processes despite the challenges on your way.
The President General, who is also the Oku Ibom Ibibio said that the Council commits him to God’s continued benevolence and assured him of their prayers, cooperation and support in his leadership of Akwa Ibom State when he assumed the reigns of governance on May 29, 2023.
Ntenyin Etuk said the Council also congratulates Governor Emmanuel for the success of his completion and succession agenda and for ensuring a peaceful and enduring environment for the conduct of the Presidential and National Assembly Elections as well as the Gubernatorial and State House Elections.