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What seems to have started well on September 23 in Uyo stadium ended on a sad note at the government house gate Wellington Bassey way, Uyo. The DAKKADA celebration marking the 29th year of state creation in Akwa Ibom state featured interesting events like goodwill massages, march pass, music and wonderful speeches, but after all these, a group of Akwa Ibom students where found at the entrance of the government house protesting, one of the students comrade Ubong Etok-Akpan told that the Special Assistance to the governor on student matters Comrade Otobong Aquilla Akpan who is their leader, made away with some money belong to the them.

“The money is for the mobilization and the demobilization of Akwa Ibom students to and from the stadium”

The protest was to register their grievances with the governor’s aide as regards financial misconduct, comrade Ubong made it clear that the money was to take-care of the students logistics and other related issues as regards the 29th year of the state’s creation event at the stadium, the student expressed lack of confidence on the leadership of Comrade Otobong Aquilla Akpan as that was not the first time she has been doing that.