The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) today presented certificate of return to the Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke.
The presentation was done by INEC chairman, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, at the international conference centre, Abuja on Thursday at a ceremony for the Issuance of Certificate of Return to Reps and Senators-elect who won at the just concluded 2019 general elections.
Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke who was recently elected as Member Representing Etinan/Nsit Ibom/Nsit Ubium Federal Constituency and will be among the 360 Rep Members to commence duty at the Lower House of the National Assembly come June 2019 when it will be inaugurated.
This will not be the first time the revered legislator will be at the forefront of national politics. It can be recalled that Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke, a trained lawyer in 2010 was Nigeria’s foremost Speaker for the Nigerian Youth Parliament which fought for the ‘Nigerian Child Act’ to be passed into law.