By The Evangelist News Edition, June 1, 2023. Admin.
Akwa Ibom State Governor, Pastor Umo Eno, yesterday visited the Shelter Afrique residence of Obong Paul Ekpo, the Member-elect of the Federal House of Representatives, to commiserate with him on the demise of his beloved wife, Late Mrs Vivian Paul Ekpo.
The governor, who arrived Obong Ekpo’s residence after close of work at about 10pm expressed shock and deep sadness over the demise of the hardworking and hospitable woman and described her as the pillar on whom Obong Ekpo has leaned on for more than two decades. He prayed God to strengthen Obong Ekpo and the family in his time great grieve and sorrow and grant the late wife eternal rest with God.
In his response, Obong Ekpo, who was flanked by his last son, Edikan and some Etinan political leaders led by Isantim Kenneth Okon and Elder Billy Etuk, thanked the governor for finding time out of his tight schedule to visit his bereaved family. He said his late wife, Vivian was an angel sent by God to nurture and raise him to where he is in life today.
The governor was accompanied on the visit by one of his newly appointed senior aides, Mr. Anietie Usen.