Barrister Imoh Williams, Abak LGA Chairman suspended for assaulting man he was owing
Barrister Imoh Williams, the Chairman of Abak Local Government Area whose aides were spotted in a video assaulting an artisan over a money he (Abak LGA Chairman) owed him, has been suspended by the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly. If you missed the report, read here. Rt Hon. Uduak Udo-Udo, member representing Ikot Abasi state constituency brought up the assault incident involving Mr Godwin and the Abak LGA Chairman, during Thursday's plenary session. The lawmakers condemned the sad act before handing an indefinited suspension to Imoh, pending the outcome of an investigation by the State's House of Assembly's committee on local government matters. It is expected they will report back to the assembly after a month. Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, had on Wednesday also condemned the incident, describing it as “unacceptable in a civilised society and does not represent our core values”.