By Okon Bassey in Uyo
Deaconess Mary Ikon, the wife of the Akwa Ibom lawmaker representing Etinan Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Samuel Ikon, accused of soliciting for sex while on an official engagement in the United States has strongly defended the husband against the act.
She said in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, that her husband is innocent of the allegation, describing the accusation against as a manifestation of the usual hate people have against successful people.
“My husband is a good man and from the time of Jesus Christ till now, they never love the righteous. That is why the whole world is talking today about a false allegation levelled against my dear husband. We know God will vindicate him as no man can curse whom the Lord has blessed”, she said.
Also reacting to the sexual embarrassment, an Akwa Ibom socio- political group, Ibom Alliance Mandate, has risen in defence of Hon. Ikon over the allegation of sexual harassment while on official duty in the United States of America.