IPAC C’RIVER Election: YPP’s Anthony Attah carpets Ogar Osim of Peter Obi’s LP, Usani’s PRP

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The Inter Party Advisory Council, IPAC in Cross River, Friday, elected a new executive committee which will pilot the affairs of the organisation for the next two years (2022 to 2024) NEGROIDHAVEN can report.

Out of the seventeen political parties who participated in the Friday state elections, Young Progressives Party, YPP’s state chair, Anthony Bissong Attah emerged the winner with twelve votes carpeting Labour Party, LP’s Ogar Osim with four votes and People’s Redemption Party, PRP’s Professor Eddie Iji with one vote.

Information garnered by NEGROIDHAVEN suggests that apart from the offices of Chairman, Secretary and Organizing Secretary which were keenly contested the remaining offices were unopposed: The contested offices were voted thus: Organizing Secretary:

Ambo Ekpenyong, SDP 11; Christopher Eyibio of ZLP, 6 votes. Secretary: Pastor Ntami Esege, APM, 12 votes; Pastor Ukpana of ADP, 5 votes.

Result of elections into IPAC Cross River offices:

-Anthony Bissong Attah YPP, Chairman

-Ogar Osim, LP Deputy Chairman

-Pastor Ntami Esege, APM, Secretary

-Pastor Ukpana…..ADP, Deputy Secretary

-Ambo Ekpenyong, SDP, Organizing Secretary

-Edet Edet, APP, Publicity Secretary

-Michael Ojisi, PDP, Financial Secretary

-Dr Innocent Ekwok, NRM, Legal Adviser

-Pastor Omaleko Efut, APGA, Treasurer.

Reportedly, at the end of the election, Ogar Osim of LP after conceding defeat to Attah, ‘appealed to us to accept him as Deputy Chairman to fill the vacuum in the absence of the ADC candidate that was replaced by his party without prior notice. In the spirit of oneness and carrying everyone along, we unanimously accepted his personal nomination’, a source intimate with the development but pleading anonymity because he is not authorised to talk about it to the public.