By: Our Correspondent
UYO, South-South, Nigeria – Senator representing Ikot Ekpene Senatorial District of Akwa Ibom State in the Upper Chambers, Godswill Akpabio on Saturday allegedly launched manhunt for his cousin, Prince Ukpong Akpabio, Commissioner for Trade, Investment and Industry in the State.
Akpabio is said to have ordered security agents to shoot the younger Akpabio at sight or have him arrested.
Prince Ukpong Akpabio who is an agent in Essien Udim LGA at the March 9, 2019 Governorship and State Assembly elections reportedly refused to compromised over pressure for him to dump the sitting governor, Deacon Udom Emmanuel.
According to reports, Prince Akpabio is said to be in danger following his cousin’s directive that anyone in defense of the plurality of Essien Udim people who voted Deacon Udom Emmanuel and Barrister Esse Umoh, be shot