Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio has reiterated President Goodluck Jonathan’s commitment to reposition the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), for harmony and to ensure that peace prevails in the country.
Governor Akpabio, who stated this during his 51st birthday celebrations with the state PDP members at the Party Secretariat, Edet Akpan Avenue, Uyo, remarked that “President Jonathan has positioned our party to bring about peace and to ensure that harmony is achieved in our party so that we could continue to win elections and remain the hope of the ordinary Nigerians on the streets.
“PDP has been a fantastic platform in producing leaders. And it is the PDP that has brought the uncommon transformation of my state. I must thank you all. Things would not have been possible if not for the cooperation in the party and party members,” Akpabio said.
Governor Akpabio said that he very proud of the party and “I must thank you all for making me a model in Nigeria and I must say that all the awards and honours that come my way is because I represent the party well”
The State PDP Chairman, Paul Ekpo said Governor Akpabio has made the party proud by re-positioning the country through the state.
While congratulating the Governor on his 51st birthday, Ekpo described Akpabio as a model man with leadership qualities that has brought a total transformation through good governance to the state, praying God to keep him alive till old age.
Earlier, Akpabio had at a mass at Government House Chapel, Uyo stated that the aspiration of all men should be to continuously be a source of inspiration to others. “In all my life experiences, God was turning me from furnace to help me shine better because all the life difficulties we face are to enable us to face the challenges ahead and the secret of success is through God. So, I therefore call on everybody to recognize that only partnership with God will make the state flourish”.