As the race to the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly hots up, there are possible reasons that allude to the fact that a seasoned petroleum Geologist Dr. Nsidibe Akata will succeed Mr. David Lawrence.
In recent times a lot of major political players from Eket State Constituency have been meeting in Uyo and in Eket plotting strategies on how to ensure that Akata succeeds Lawrence.
These stakeholders believe that Akata holds the key to effective representation of the state constituency come 2019 and hence deserves the support of all lovers of effective and quality representation.
In a meeting held in Eket recently, stakeholders outlined the importance of having a thorough breed professional to represent Eket people and maintained that it is on Nsidibe Akata they shall stand.
The likes of Ayang Ayang, Udo Isong, Prof Etie Ben amongst others are those pushing for Dr. Akata.
It could be recollected that the Petroleum Geologist was recently endorsed by his OKON royal fathers asking him to go and represent the people of Eket State Constituency.
In the coming days, it is expected that many more political and other groups will confirm their position on Dr. Akata.
When contacted, the media office of Dr. Nsidibe Akata said, the endorsement of Akata is a red pointer to the understanding of the people that the House of Assembly hopeful is a brand good for leadership.
They added that, the seasoned Geologist added that with Akata, Eket state constituency is assured of effective and quality representation at the Udo Udoma House of Assembly chambers from 2019