Leaders and political stakeholders from Oron Local Government and Oro nation at large has commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for appointing a good mobilizer and a former council chairman as a Commissioner for Transport and Petroleum Resources in his cabinet.
Speaking during the reception at the residence of the new transport commissioner shortly after the inauguration of the new state executive council last weekend by Governor Udom Emmanuel, the Former Minister for Lands and Housing, Dr. Akon Eyakenyi described Mr Orman Esin as a committed party man, who has all it takes to mobilize the people in support of Governor Udom Emmanuel.
Dr Eyakenyi, who is now the Chairman, governing council of Akwa Ibom State Polytechnic, Ikot Osurua also commended Governor Udom Emmanuel for appointing a vibrant young man like Orman Esin into his cabinet and expressed confidence that the new commissioner will drive the vision of the governor in the transport and petroleum sectors to visible reality.
Also speaking, the transition chairman of Oron and Udung Uko local governments, Pastor Anthony Bassey and Mr Godwin Okponung respectively expressed their happiness to the governor for appointing a grassroots person, and a great believer in Akwa Ibom project as a Commissioner from the area.
They said with the appointment of Mr Orman Esin, they will work together with him to drive the vision of the governor in their respective local governments, and advised the new commissioner to carry everybody along in his new office.
According to the Chairman of Udung Uko Local Government, “My heart is red with joy, that His Excellency has made a very good decision by appointing Mr Orman Esin from Oro extraction into his new exco, you can see from the reception venue that the new commissioner is on ground, and is ready to work for the success of His Excellency in Oron”.
The Chief Whip of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly and member representing Ini state constituency, Mr. Emmanuel Ekpenyong described Orman Esin as somebody that is on ground and commended the governor for giving the youths a platform to showcase themselves.
He added that “This man, Orman Esin is somebody that is on ground, we have worked together during the youths structure, so that is why I needed to honour him, this is a get- together, so we are praying to God Almighty to take him to a greater height, because he is a good mobilizer, and i must commend Governor Udom Emmanuel for giving the youths a platform to showcase themselves”.
However, the PDP Chapter Chairman who is also the Chairman of the Chapter Chairmen of Oron Nation Mr Mophy Esin lauded Gov. Udom Emmanuel for the appointment of Mr Orman Esin whom he described as grassroot politician.
He promise a cordial working relationship with the transport commissioner.
The reception attracted personalities from Oro nation, including the Deputy Speaker of Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Princess Felicia Bassey, Former PDP governorship aspirant, Prince Chris Abasieyo, youths, women groups and political class from Oro.