Personal Aides to Governor Udom Emmanuel have described the sudden demise of the State Chairman of the PDP, Late. Hon. Udo Ekpenyong as painful, noting that his exit has created a vacuum in their hearts, as well as the state.
They described the deceased as a hardworking, enterprising and loyal party Chairman whose leadership qualities stood him out as an astute manager of human and material resources.
The Governor’s aides also acknowledged Ekpenyong’s commitment to the success of the Completion Agenda of Governor Udom Emmanuel.
Dean of the College of Personal Aides to Governor Emmanuel, Elder Ufot Ebong conveyed the feelings of the Governor’s personal aides, Tuesday, when he led the leadership of COPA on a condolence visit to the State Working Committee of the PDP at the party secretariat at Atan Offot.
COPA prayed God to comfort his family, the party and the state over the demise.
“Sir Ekpenyong was a very hardworking, enterprising and loyal party chairman, whose leadership qualities stood him out as an astute manager of human and material resources for the collective good of everyone”
“He was committed to the success of the Completion Agenda of our boss and in all responsibilities in his care, he was always meticulous in ensuring that mediocrity does not take the center stage.
“It is obvious that his exit has left a yawning gap that will be difficult to fill in our hearts and in the entire state.
“It is our sincere prayer that God in his infinite mercies comfort his immediate family, the PDP family and the State at large”.
Reacting, the Acting State Chairman of the party, represented by the Senatorial district Chairman for Akwa Ibom North-West, Pastor Cletus Eshiet thanked COPA for identifying with the party and the family of the deceased at this moment of grief, and enjoined the Governor’s aides to remain good ambassadors of the party at their respective villages, wards, local government area and duty post.
The delegation led by the Dean of the College and Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Technical Matters and Due Process, Elder Ufot Ebong, also had the Deputy Dean and Snr. Special Assistant to the Governor, Hon. Tony Akan, Snr. Special Assistant to the Governor on Branding and Marketing, Mr. Ime Uwah, the Secretary of COPA and Special Assistant to the Governor on Research and Documentation, Mr. Essien Ndueso, Public Relations Officer and Special Assistant on New Media to the Governor, Mr. Aniekeme Finbar, the Financial Secretary of COPA, Elder Isidore Archibong and other aides of the Governor in attendance.