Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom judge sentences Robber to death, asks gov to decide method

Akwa Ibom judge sentences Robber to death, asks gov to decide method

A High Court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, presided over by Justice Archibong Archibong has sentenced a 36-year-old man, Destiny Okon, to death for armed robbery. Okon, who hailed from Ikot Andem Itam in the Itu Local Government Area of the state, was sentenced after he was found guilty of robbing the Ubotex warehouse in Ifa, Ikot Ukpon, Uyo, on December 15, 2015. In a two-hour judgement delivered on Tuesday, Justice Archibong, however, discharged and acquitted two other accused persons, 40-year-old Ikechukwu Eme, and Nwaigbo Kelechi, 36, of the charges. The trio were standing trial on three counts of conspiracy,…
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Akwa Ibom 2023: I’ll run people-centric governance – Akan Udofia

Akwa Ibom 2023: I’ll run people-centric governance – Akan Udofia

As many Akwa Ibomites are indicating interest to compete for the number one elective office in the state, the billionaire Akan Udofia has pledged to ensure a people-centric government if elected Governor in 2023. Udofia who made the disclosure in Uyo at the weekend said everything he would do will be to ensure a better future for the children, youths and elders of the state. He said, “The people, of course, will be my focus. It’s going to be about prosperity like I have often said. We are going to continue with the laudable programmes of His Excellency Udom Emmanuel.…
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