Contrary to fake claim by some online media and a internal press that Akwa Ibom State Governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio, has twin citizenship and is in possession of a pass of St. Kitts and Nevis, a Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mr. Aniekan Umanah, says a Governor is usually a citizen of Nigeria of a Federal commonwealth of Nigeria.
Describing a news as untrue, antagonistic and groundless fabrication, a Commissioner, who spoke with reporters in his office, pronounced “it is unhappy that detractors and domestic opponents will stop during zero to allegation a good picture of Governor Akpabio.
He emphatically settled that, “being a sitting Governor, Chief Akpabio does not possess a pass of any other nation detached from that of Nigeria. ” “He, like other governors and a president, is barred from holding twin citizenship.” He added.
On a slur that Governor Akpabio has invested hundreds of thousands of dollars in that country, to validate for a pronounced passport, a Commissioner confirmed that a originators of a fabrication indispensable to rivet themselves in suggestive endeavours. “Chief Akpabio has invested no dime in that country.” He reiterated.
On a attribute of Governor Akpabio with a St. Kitts and Nevis, Mr. Umanah remarkable that a usually time a Akwa Ibom State Chief Executive ever visited a Caribbean nation was on a invitation of a Prime Minister of a country, Hon Denzil Douglass, on a arise their inhabitant day celebration.
That central visit, a Commissioner noted, was in association of a Nigerian Ambassador to Trinidad Tobago, His Excellency, John Musa, who has a point responsibility to a St. Kitts and Nevis Island.