The Young Progressives Party (YPP) in Akwa Ibom has dismissed the insinuations making the rounds in the State that, incarceration of their Governorship candidate, Senator Bassey Albert has diminished the party.

But the party’s House of Representatives candidate for Ikot Abasi Federal Constituency, Arc. Nsikan Udoh dismissed such rumours saying that, it is an attempt to misinform the people.

Udoh, said in a chat with journalists in Uyo on Sunday that, the party still remains intact, united and more stronger.

He described the rumour as reckless strategy by intimidated politicians to misinform the public and reduce the massive support for the YPP.

According to him, ” you can see for yourself that, YPP has received more sympathy than ever.


“Those who were not with us before have come to identify with us and many more are behind us. We are enjoying more support than ever” .

On the fate of the embattled senator in the 2023 governorship election, he expressed optimism that, Bassey Albert is not only going to stand for the election but, will win and take the people of Akwa Ibom to the desired promised land.

It is recalled that, the Governorship candidate of YPP, who is also a Senator representing Akwa Ibom North East in the National Assembly (Senate), was jailed on December 1, 2022 following a judgement delivered by the presiding Judge of a Federal High Court, Uyo, Agatha Okeke on financial crime.

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