Senate President Akpabio Allegedly Creates ‘Office Of First Lady’ For His Wife

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The President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio has reportedly created the Office of the First Lady to the Senate President for his wife, Ekaette Unoma Akpabio.

The development has allegedly sparked angry reactions from many lawmakers who are said to be uncomfortable with the arrangement.

Bellnews understands Mrs. Akpabio is the founder of a non-governmental organization known as Family Life Enhancement Initiative (FLEI), and may bring the initiative under the direct management of the new office.

The development has however caused uproar among the legislators in the National Assembly who are opposed to the move.

“There is outrage in the National Assembly because Senate President Akpabio created an office for his wife, Unoma. There is now an office of First Lady to the Senate President,” a source quoted by Reporters said.

As at the time of filing this report, the Senate President or his media team were yet to react to the allegation.

‘Please Shealth Your Sword’ – Akpabio Begs Aggrieved Lawmakers
Meanwhile, Senate President Godswill Akpabio has urged all aggrieved lawmakers to sheath their swords and cooperate with his leadership.

The embattled former Akwa Ibom State Governor said that the progress the country deserved at the moment could only be achieved in a state of unity.

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