Cross River State prepared for Buhari

October 19, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ NEWS and Gossip



CROSS River State gover­nor, Prof. Ben Ayade has re­stated the state’s preparation to host President Muhammadu Buhari, who is visiting to flag off the construction of the 260 kilometres six-lane super highway tomorrow.

Talking amid his in­spection of progressing prelimi­nary work at the earth shattering’s site function, Ayade said: “The president’s visit to Cross River is an ep­och one on the grounds that it speaks to the way that he will relate to any state that has a reasonable vision, independent of gathering or political estimation as much as you do every one of that fits into his center qualities.”

As indicated by him, the president’s visit is critical in a greater number of routes than one.

“The president affirmed that he is coming, as well as to him it is a home-coming in light of the fact that he was one of only a handful few commanders that battled for the liberation of Gakem, Bekwarra Local Govern­ment Area amid the common war and has crossed all that territory. Along these lines, it is a territory that he knows extremely well and he comprehends the estimation of our proposed tasks and that is the reason he is by and by com­mitted to its actualisation,” he expressed.

Proceeding with, he said: “As he performs the ground­breaking of the 260 kilo­metres super-expressway, we are tested to guarantee its fruition so he can commission it. It is an in number responsibility he has given and I am certain Cross River­ians are restlessly holding up to get him tomorrow.

“Our leader is long finished with governmental issues pretty much as I have, and he is presently confronting administration and that is the reason he is the president of the Fed­eral Republic of Nigeria.”

In the interim, Obong of Cal­abar, His Eminence, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu V, and other conventional rulers in the state, in independent meetings have communicated their pleasure at the president’s visit and guaranteed to scrounge up backing for the undertaking, which they portrayed as an impetus to the financial develop­ment of the state.

The Obong, who couldn’t shroud his energy at the vis­it and the exertion so far put set up by the representative, said: “I am similarly cheerful that our senator, Prof. Ayade has begun hinting at dynamism and as some­body who has the general population’s enthusiasm on the most fundamental level in light of the fact that he has begun exceptionally well, he is utilizing his contact well be­cause we will bolster this thought to guarantee that it works.