Ikom, Cross River State – Hon Samuel Neji Abang Opens Constituency Office in Ikom, Inaugurates Thirteen Liaison Officers, and Receives Humanitarian Award from Ekpache Nkome Kingdom. The Minority Leader of the Cross River State House of Assembly and Member representing Ikom 1 State Constituency, Hon Samuel Neji Abang, has taken a significant step in strengthening his connection with his constituents. On a momentous occasion, he officially opened his constituency office in Ikom and inaugurated thirteen liaison officers to serve across seven wards of Ikom 1.
The inauguration ceremony, held with great enthusiasm, marked a commitment to more accessible and responsive governance. Hon Abang, in his address, urged the newly appointed liaison officers to be dedicated representatives of the people, transcending party lines, and ensuring that the voices and concerns of the constituents are heard.
“I want my constituents to feel my leadership,” Hon Abang stated, emphasizing the importance of grassroots engagement in the democratic process. The liaison officers have been given the vital responsibility of supervising various constituency projects and providing feedback to Hon Abang, known for his tireless work ethic.
Comrade Elvis Manyo, the PDP Youth Leader of Ikom Urban Ward 1, spoke on behalf of the liaison officers, expressing gratitude to Hon Abang for entrusting them with this responsibility. They vowed to work diligently to realize the Minority Leader’s vision for the constituency.
The event reached its pinnacle when Hon Samuel Neji Abang was honored with a humanitarian award from the Ekpache Nkome Kingdom. This accolade served as a token of appreciation for Hon Abang’s instrumental role in facilitating the renovation of the female ward in the Holy Family Joint Hospital, Ikom. The Kingdom recognized his unwavering commitment to improving healthcare facilities in the area.
In his response, Hon Abang expressed his gratitude to the Ekpache Nkome Kingdom for the recognition and vowed to continue his efforts in serving the community. This award underscores the importance of collaborative efforts between elected representatives and the local communities they serve.
The opening of the constituency office, the appointment of liaison officers, and the humanitarian award ceremony demonstrate Hon Samuel Neji Abang’s dedication to effective representation and community development in Ikom 1 State Constituency. As these initiatives take shape, the constituency can look forward to more responsive governance and improved living conditions for its residents.
By Kingsley Tanko
Press Secretary to The Minority Leader
Cross River State House of Assembly