MOSIEND Endorses Akpabio For Senate President
Ahead of the inauguration of the 10th National Assembly, the Movement for the Survival of the Izon Ethnic Nationality in the Niger Delta (MOSIEND), Western Zone which represents the interest of the Izon people in the country has thrown its weight behind the aspiration of Sen. Godswill Obot Akpabio.
According to the group, the former Akwa Ibom governor “has the required legislative, executive and administrative finesse to rebuild the Nigeria of our dreams and compliment the Next Level Agenda of President-elect Senator Bola Tinubu.”
At a meeting in Bomadi on Tuesday, the Chairman of MOSIEND, Comrade Fun-ororo Narebor, Esq said “the support given to Akpabio was borne out of a genuine desire to add impetus towards bringing about a leadership that will effectively drive legislative processes, functions, activities and programmes that will accelerate national development.”
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Comrade Narebor also emphasised the sterling qualities of the former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, which he enumerated as “encompassing hardwork, experience, expertise, competence, commitment to overall national development and political versatility.”
He also said the track record of achievements left behind by Sen. Akpabio when he presided over the affairs of Akwa-Ibom state are clear testimony to Midas touch and development oriented leadership.
“I am fully aware that there are other contenders to this seat. But MOSIEND, Western Zone has chosen to pitch tent with Sen. Godswill Akpabio. This decision is as a result of his incontrovertible track records which fuel our conviction and belief in his ability to deliver on any given or assigned task.
“As a Governor of Akwa-Ibom state, he ensured due diligence, commitment, dedication to duty brought the state to the modern status it now occupies in the comity of States in the nation. It is on record that Akwa-Ibom State enjoyed significant peace and security throughout the tenure of Sen. Akpabio and this opened the space for economic growth and jobs creation. We want the same replicated at the national level.
“We have also carefully reviewed his contribution to legislative business in particular and the nation by extension which earned him the Minority Leader of the Senate and Minister of Niger Delta.
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“We are optimistic that, the tested, trusted, ready, willing and available compatriot will deploy such energy to stabilise the Senate and place it on the path to successful deliberations and quality legislation. We therefore appeal to all Senators-elect across Party to vote Sen. Akpabio as the President of the 10th Senate” Narebor emphasised.