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Former Akwa Ibom Governor, Obong Attah Quits Politics

ObongFormer governor of Akwa Ibom, Chief Obong Victor Attah has announced his retirement from partisan politics to enable him play the role of an elder statesman.

Attah was the governor of under Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) from May 29, 1999- May 29, 2007 and handed over to the immediate past governor, Godswill Akapbio, which is now a Senator

Addressing   a press conference in Uyo, Akwa Ibom organized by the Akwa Ibom Liberation Coalition in his honour, the former governor said people should not misconstrue his action to mean that he has decamped from PDP to the opposition All Progressive Congress(apc) or any other party.

The former governor said he clocks 77 years on November 20 which automatically make him enter the age of an elder statesman.

“I can formally state that I have quit partisan politics to play the role of an elder statesman and to continue to serve this country with love, strength, and faith with integrity to the best of my ability.

“Let nobody take this to mean that I want to remain in the Peoples Democratic Party or therefore jump to the opposite conclusion that I am going over to APC or any other party for that matter,” he said.

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