The Chief of Workers to the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Ephraim Inyangeyen has described as unusual the insinuations that Gov. Emmanuel Udom declared battle on him.
Inyangeyen in response to allegations of a rift between him and the governor maintained he had a cordial relationship along with his boss and puzzled why individuals would peddle such falsehood on the media.
A neighborhood tabloid had alleged that Inyangeyenwas combating with the governor for allegedly supporting a 2023 governorship aspirant, Senator Bassey Albert, the present senator representing Uyo Senatorial district which is in opposition to his boss’s will.
Inyangeyen pressured that he wouldn’t do something opposite to the curiosity of the governor.
The press assertion reads partially, ”For the information, I’ve a really cordial relationship with my Boss, Chief and Govt Governor of Akwa Ibom State, His Excellency, Mr Udom Gabriel Emmanuel and it’s unusual to insinuate that he has declared battle on me.
”Governor Emmanuel is at present targeted on delivering good governance according to the implementation of his Completion Agenda and has severally posited that it’s too early to be distracted by the 2023 politicking.
”Certainly, His Excellency has not given a route on the course of succession politics in 2023 and I’m targeted on my duties as his Chief of Workers and haven’t declared assist for any aspirant whosoever for 2023.
”Governor Emmanuel has not stopped cost of any Honorarium on account of alleged dominance of these allegedly sympathetic to OBA as purported by the Newspaper which is understood for yellow journalism as everybody on the record are members of our crew that labored assiduously for the success of the Governor in 2019.
”I counsel the purveyors of this ignoble career of hearsay peddling and tar brushing to desist from it and pursue the tenets of integrity, accuracy and unbiased reportage in step with the noble career of journalism and never enable their medium or platforms for use by brokers of mischief and disgruntled political components.
”As a Grand Patron of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, Akwa Ibom State Council, I proceed to carry in excessive esteem, accredited members and Chapels of the noble Union and cost them to purge their Union of miscreants, quacks and rabble-rousers.
”Lastly, I pledge my unwavering loyalty to Governor Udom Emmanuel and when he provides route in 2023, I’ll comply with him. I accordingly cost most people to disregard the futile rants and insinuations of these whose toes make haste to foment evil”.