Ms A’Ibom USA Harps On Unity, Self Development As AK Turns 30, Felicitates Miss NdokoThe recently crowned Miss Akwa Ibom, USA, Ms Essie Ndem has tasked indigenes of the State to continue to imbibe the spirit of unity, entrepreneurship and peace as development can only be possible and sustained where there is no rancour.
Ms Ndem in her goodwill message to the State Government and indigenes of the State to mark the 30 years celebration of statehood, noted that it was important to reflect commitment, collective contributions and stewardship of forbearers and past leaders of the State which she said was the bedrock of what the present administration was building, and expressed her optimism that Akwa Ibom, which was a ‘work in progress’ would witness more growth and development in the years to come.
While felicitating with the State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel and wife on the various strides in changing the face of the State through numerous ways including intervention in healthcare, infrastructure, human capacity building, empowerment of youth and women, the beauty queen advised youth to shun all forms of vices that could impede their future, showing the world that they are responsible future leaders.
She used the opportunity to express regrets on her inability to be present for the celebration as she was presently undergoing studies in Law at the Mercer School of Law, USA, however assuring that she will be available in the State before the year runs out so as to kick start her programs in career development for youth.
Ms Ndem also congratulated Dr. Ekemini Umoren for emerging winner of the just concluded Ndoko Akwa Ibom 2017 after a very competitive contest. She charged her to use her new position to affect positively indigenes especially the youth of the State while also wishing her a successful reign.
Ms Akwa Ibom USA, Miss Essie Ndem flanked by her parents, Dr. & Mrs Ndem after she was crowned winer of the coveted crown in Atlanta