Governor Udom Emmanuel is expected to lead several other dignitaries to the grand finale of the silver jubilee of Ati Annang Foundation holding this afternoon at the National Headquarters of the foundation in Ikot Ekpene.
Wife of the Governor, Mrs. Martha Emmanuel, former Governor Godswill Akpabio, former Super Eagles skipper, Vincent Enyeama is among eminent Annang people to be honored in the Foundation’s Hall of Fame.
The Chairman, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Paul Usoro, SAN, is expected as Chairman on the occasion.
The honorees, according to the planning committee, have been selected in view of their outstanding sacrifices and contributions to the growth, progress, and unity of Annang, Akwa Ibom and Nigeria in general.
The Hall of fame on 50 past and living Annang legends by Ati Annang Foundation is aimed at fulfilling the admonition of Plato, the ancient philosopher that, “honor should be given to whom honor is due”.
Ati Annang, a foremost Socio-cultural Organization for Annang people berthed with the aim of advancing the cause of Annang ethnic nationality and collective destiny within the context of the Nigerian state.