Those Who Will Shape A’ Ibom In 2017

Between the last days of 2016 and early days of 2017 some names that have potency of being synonymous with events likely to crop up in 2017 have sent notices either consciously or unconsciously to the public.  Nsikak Ekanem profiles how 20 individuals are about shaping and shaking Akwa Ibom in 2017.


For Ayade: Let The Music Play On

For the governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade, it is certainly the best time for dancing and celebration. In fact, it is a time when he needs to show Cross Riverians and indeed Nigeria how well he can dance 'shoki', a dance he enjoys right from the period of his electioneering campaigns. He may not stop dancing 'shoki' anytime soon, having been given a clean bill of health by the Supreme Court with regards to the legal tussle over the governorship seat instituted by an aspirant of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Joe Agi (SAN) in the 2015 elections.


Stanley-Uwom: A Heart And Soul For Christ

People know him mainly as the deputy speaker of the eighth Rivers State House of Assembly, a lawmaker representing Abua/Odual state constituency and a former housing commissioner under the immediate past administration of  Governor Rotimi Amaechi, now Nigeria's minister of transportation.

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