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Ex-AIG named A'Ibom YPP deputy gov candidate

6th August 2022 YPP logo 6th August 2022 The governorship candidate of the Young Progressives Party in Akwa Ibom State, Senator Bassey Akpan, on Friday unveiled a retired Assistant Inspector General of Police, Asuquo Amba, as his running mate in the 2023 general elections in the state.Akpan who hinted that his government will be based in 3Rs: Recover, Reconcile and Reposition Akwa Ibom state, added that his administration would banish poverty from the surfaces of the state, by ensuring that the welfare of the people was aggressively pursued.” Related News Akpanudoedehe promises 30,000 A'Ibom residents N1m each Gov ticket: A'Ibom court summons senator, YPP chair A’Ibom records 14 COVID-19 cases, begins contact tracing Amba, who read English and Literary study from the Lagos state University is a native of Urue Offong/Oruko, Akwa Ibom and retired as AIG at the Force Criminal Investigation Department Annex, Gombe State in 2021.He is married to the immediate past President General of Oro Union, Chief Janet Amba, who recently resigned from Akwa Ibom State Government as Senior Special Assistant to the Governor.

He promised that as a “spare tyre”, his “loyalty is already 100%” to the incoming governor, the party and Akwa Ibom people even as he promised to bring his wealth of experience in supporting his principal if elected as governor.Senator Akpan emerged the consensus governorship candidate of the party, at a well-attended ceremony, which held in Uyo, the state capital on Thursday.

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