DAVID LAWRENCE: EKID PEOPLE WILL SIT DOWN AND RENEGOTIATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY SEAT
The House of Assembly member, representing Eket State constituency, Honourable David Lawrence, on monday, said the people of Ekid will sit down to renegotiate the rotation of the state house of Assembly seat.
He spoke with select Journalists from Ekid extraction, on the issues bothering Ekid, and his journey so far in the state house of Assembly.
The member noted that, he has worked in partnership with the state government, on the construction of the Ibom super highway, construction of Ekid stadium, the relocation of Urua nka market to a befitting place, and also the relocation of the Eket motor park, to an expensive place.
Also as part of his projects, is the construction of shades at Ikot Uso Ekong timber market, to enable the people have a standard timber market, so that they can move from the old site to the market in Ikot Uso Ekong.
As part of the plans at the timber market, is the construction of new toilets, drilling of a new borehole, to make the timber market befitting.
He maintained that, his constituency briefing and empowerment is underway, where he will present his scorecard to the people, in March, as the first batch of his trainees in pipeline fitting, fashion and designing, and other skills acquisition programmes, have graduated, and will be presented with a starter pack on the day of the empowerment.
The house member when asked about his political future in the House of Assembly, he explained that, the circle will be completed in 2019 by the three zones, which makes up Eket, comprising, Central, Okon, and Urban.
As such, the people of Ekid will sit back to decide on which zone that should take the shot in the Assembly in 2019, since it has rotated among all the zones.
Presently in Ekid, the Okon Eket holds the Commissionership position, the Central zone holds the Chairmanship position, while the Urban zone has the Assembly seat.
Speaking with some indigenes in Ekid, they said, there are political divides at the moment, with the entrance of the House member into the race for the Assembly seat in 2019.
Journalists present, appreciated the house Member, David Lawrence, for finding time, to have an interaction with them.