Itu, Ikono, Essien Udim, Two Other House Members Lose Seats
The Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly (AKHA) has declared vacant the seats of Itu, Etim Ekpo/Ika, Ikono, Mkpat Enin, and Essien Udim State Constituencies in line with section 109 sub 1g of the 1999 Constitution as amended.
They are Rt. Hon. Udoh Gabriel Toby; Rt. Hon. Victor C. Udofia; Hon. Nse Effiong Ntuen; Hon. Idonesit Uko Ituen; Hon. Otobong Anietie Ndem, Etim Ekpo/Ika, Ikono, Essien Udim, Itu and Mkpat Enin State Constituencies respectively.
The House has also passed a motion urging the state Governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, to name either the Akwa Ibom State University or the Ibom International Airport after former Governor Victor Attah in commemoration of his 80th birthday.
Seating has been adjourned till Tuesday, 27 November.