By Christopher Tom, Uyo.
Tension, confusion is high in PDP Akwa Ibom State over Governor Udom anointed aspirant come 2023
—Different faction emerge as the party is experiencing time bomb-party members
The battle line has appeared to be drawn paving ways to generate tension, confusion in People Democratic Party Akwa Ibom State, as it was alleged some of the party faithful and stakeholders vowed to kick against Governor Udom’s anointed aspirant Pastor Umo Eno which He presented to them as his choice for him to warm up come 2023 governorship election in the state.
Sources bounce that some stakeholders in the party has begin to have series of meeting without sleepless night to execute plan B and C over the Governor aspirant on them without proper consultation or having a meeting to have logical conclusion on who the party decide rather experiencing the decision taken by the Governor which all is not well with them
Our correspondent visited the People Democratic Party Office at Atan Offot, some of the party members refused their names on print said it is unfortunate experience as the issue has brought tension, confusion and fear if the party would tear apart having different factions over the sudden drama, may also witness massive defection of members if urgent step is not taken because for now the party is on time bomb. While some members has supported the Governor for bringing God fearing aspirant that would take the people to the promise land.
Sources close to the most popular aspirant told newsmen that Senator Bassey Albert cannot step down no matter the intimidation come from any individual is not a threat to him still continue waxing stronger for the Governorship race come 2023
While those who have intention on the race vow to contest not minding any anointed aspirant in the party.
Related development, when contacted the publicity secretary of ACCORD Party on governorship decamping, Mr. Oton said many Governorship aspirants have indicated interest to run on their party platform that the party would surely make wave as different people has indicated interest on the party come 2023 election.
He said, on the strength of his party to confront the PDP in Akwa Ibom, he said ‘’ It is impossible for Umo Eno to win the governorship election in 2023.’’ There would be massive defection. He is governor Udom Emmanuel’s choice, not Akwa Ibom choice. Don’t forget we have the general election.