…As lawmaker is inaugurated for a second term in office
The member representing Itu/Ibiono Ibom Federal Constituency in the 9th House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dr Henry Archibong, has promised to consolidate on his performance in the first term by ensuring he continues to give effective representation that will guarantee economic, social, infrastructural and political growth of the Federal Constituency in particular, Akwa Ibom State and Nigeria at large.
Dr. Archibong stated this while addressing his constituents shortly after his inauguration as member of the Nigerian House of Representatives to represent his people again for the next four years.
The Federal lawmaker, once again expressed his gratitude to Itu and Ibiono Ibom people who stood by and voted massively for his return to the Green Chambers of the National Assembly, adding that “I have wholeheartedly accepted the trust and confidence you people have in me through this mandate and I make a promise to all of you that my performance in this second journey shall beat the achievements i have recorded in my first term by miles”.
Speaking further, Dr. Archibong who is a medical practitioner by training hinted that “my intentions are clear and I have also carefully adopted strategies that shall serve our federal constituency in the best practicable manner. I am ready once again and determined to bring about democracy dividends to you all as well as contribute effectively towards the strengthening of democracy in the country”
“I am certain that with the gained experience, every actions and inactions shall be geared towards ensuring positive impact in the general well-being of our constituency. The optimism is unequivocally high amongst my colleagues that together we shall ensure effective protection and strengthening of our democracy and we shall work towards the growth of our country in general.
As I begin this second phase of legislative journey, I am determined to repay the faith of my people in me by ensuring another excellent representation. I desire to leave enduring legacy and stamp my feet in the sands of time in the history of legislative representation in our federal constituency”, he submitted.
The federal lawmaker also used the occasion of his inauguration to reward two of his personal aides with cars. Barr. Daniel Thomas (Ibiono Ibom) and Mr. Ndifreke Ndon (Itu) benefitted from the lawmaker’s largesse.
The inauguration of 9th National Assembly took place Tuesday, at the National Assembly Complex, Abuja with Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila and Rt. Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase emerging as Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives respectively.
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