In a bold move and display that has continually showed his sterling qualities, Obong Nsima Ekere has expectedly won the APC Gubernatorial ticket for Akwa Ibom State in the coming general elections in 2019.
The primary election, which was free and fair, according to observers, saw Nsima Ekere winning a hundred and sixty thousand, four hundred and fifty-eight (160,458) votes which is a landslide, considering the margin. The gentleman, whose mandate is to bring true and impactful governance into the hospitality friendly state of Akwa Ibom State, defeated all other contenders. Obong Nsima Ekere, popularly referred to as ONE, in line with the acronym of his names, is therefore the Akwa Ibom State APC gubernatorial candidate for 2019 election. The hashtag #NsimaIsHereAlready has been abuzz the social media space and in major streets and iconic places in the state as tremendous support has been rendered to Mr. Nsima Ekere who is poised to wrestle power from the PDP-led incumbent governor, Emmanuel Udom. Over the years, Nsima Ekere has been building and sustaining relationships with different classes of people in the state. He's well connected with the grassroots, and as an apostle of politics of ideas and issues without bitterness or discrimination, he has developed a clear cut plan for the rapid and even development of every part of the state and the MD of the NDDC, he has demonstrated passion and zeal for the development of the state, having brought many life-touching projects to the state. He has demonstrated capacity and excellence.