By Frank Ulom
The Legacy Group of the All Progressives Congress, APC in Calabar Municipality have said the emergence of Chief Felix Idem as the Leader of the party in the Local Government is an answered prayer to all.
The group stated this in a statement signed by Elder Comrade Iso Bassey Edim and Hon. Ekpenyong Inang, State Publicity Secretary and Calabar Municipality Coordinator of the group on Wednesday, 24 January 2024.
According to the group, Idem’s re-endorsement, adoption and affirmation depict the interest of the people.
“The emergence of Chief Felix Idem is an answer to the prayer of the Calabar Municipality Chapter of our great Party.
“It is on record that Chief Felix Idem’s high level of credibility, credentials, pedigree, antecedent, wealth of experience, humility, simplicity, content and intellectual capacity is second to none and it is very essential at this point where the Local Government needs real leadership,” the group said.
The APC Legacy group called on Chief Idem to carry everyone along as the new leader of the party.
“As the foundation members and leaders of the All Progressives Congress in Calabar Municipality, we urge you to do everything possible to carry everyone along. We pray for God to give you the wisdom of King Solomon to lead us aright,” they said.
The group also urged all members and leaders of the party to support Idem’s reign.
“We also use this opportunity to call on every leader and member to rally round our Leader to enable him to succeed as the Natural Leader of APC in Calabar Municipality,” the statement added.
CONVERSEER learned that there was a reconciliation meeting on Wednesday, involving the warring parties and the Cross River State Governor, Prince Bassey Otu, in Calabar.
Chief Idem is the State’s Commissioner for Local Government Affairs.