POLITICS

APC Stalwart Calls For Implementation of Local Government Financial Autonomy_Ada Nkong

Former transition secretary Urue Offiong/Oruko LGA ,Akwa Ibom state and publisher Global Spy news Bassey Esin has urged Governors to encourage each other and support the implementation of the financial autonomy for local government areas policy of the President Buhari Administration.
Esin made the call while hosting APC stalwarts in Uyo.
In the spirit of the yuletide, Esin hosted ward executives in ward 7 at the house of the Ward Chairman Hon John Willie.

Also present was the deputy ward chairman, Hon Paul Ekpeso who praised Elder Esin for always looking out for and taking care of the needs of the people at the grassroots. According to him Esin has the interest of the party at heart . He described him a as a true party man.

On his part, Hon John Willie and the women leader thanked Elder Esin for always standing with them putting smiles on the face of APC members in ward 7.He conveyed greetings from many party chieftains from Oro like Engr. Ben Ukpong Okete Okete Oro, Barr Effing Akwa the NDDC Boss, Dr Bassey Antai , former Commissioner, Elder Nkereuwem Enyong Ekere,APC secretary elect Akwa Ibom state,and Chief Paul Ante Uye.

Speaking, Elder Bassey Esin called on the stalwarts to trust God who alone has power and to disregard any intimidation by any party. He urged those in power to allow themselves to be used to make positive impact on people’s lives.

Esin called on Governor’s to implement the financial autonomy for local governments policy of the present administration which he said would eradicate poverty and improve the welfare of people at the grassroots.He lamented the fact that shouting about electoral
bill and direct primaries would not improve the lives of any ordinary Nigerian.

He applauded President Buhari for always acknowledging projects initiated by the previous administrations though completed by him while commissioning them which he said is the mark of a good leader.

Elder Esin reiterated his call for the implementation of the local government areas financial autonomy policy while appealing to the Governor’s to allow cash flow to the local governments so that Nigerians can be taken care of at the grassroots. He lamented the fact that some chairmen cannot even afford to buy cars and therefore trek to carry out official assignments.

In a related development, former Vice Chairman and former transition secretary, Urue Offong Oruko LGA, Elder Bassey Esin hosted APC ward chairmen from Urue Offong /Oruko LGA to a Christmas gathering at the Christmas village in Uyo. He urged them to stand strong and take their rights back in 2023. He urged them to be loyal and express their love for the party by showing love to their people.

Responding, the ward chairman of ward 8 and chairman of all ward chairmen in Urue Offong/Oruko , Hon Uwe Bassey thanked Elder Esin for his contribution to the party in all ten wards of the local government. He commended him for believing in the party and the next level administration of President Muhamadu Buhari.

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