Queen Zara A former Governor from Akwa Ibom State and current minister, Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio has been nominated for the position of a party ward chairman in Essien Udim Local Government Area. Uwem Bernard, a member of the ward caretaker committee and former council officer in Essien Udim disclosed this to newsmen over the weekend. Bernard said that their decision to have Senator Akpabio head the party at the ward level is as the result of the ongoing leadership tussle in Akwa Ibom APC. Uwem Bernard stated that they don't want what happened to the former National Chairman of the party, Comrade Adams Oshomole to happen to Senator Akpabio. "It is good to lead from home. Akpabio, ever since he lobbied and got appointed into the Federal Executive Council, had been operating from home and we don't feel his impact, that's why we handed over the party at the ward level to him so that he may come back home. Besides that we don't want what happened to the former National chairman of the party to happen to him" Bernard maintained.