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 election 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 Mr. Dan Abia, who got 4,189 votes, Mr. Udoedege, 2,015 votes and Dr. Efretuei, who got just 1,234 votes. 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