‘We have broken the walls of divisions and disunity in Cross River’ – Gov. Ayade

Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade has said that with the successful conclusion of the APC congress in the state, it has proved book makers wrong by conducting free and transparent congress devoid of acrimony.

Governor Ayade said this shortly after the state’s APC Congress was conducted at U.J.Esuene Stadium over the weekend.

The governor who was full of joy, thanked the APC family in Cross River State and the seven members electoral panel headed by Abubakar Malami, who commended the governor for his industrilisation policy .

The Congress which witnessed delegates from the 18 Local Government Areas, also had party chieftains from the three senatorial districts comprising of The Minister of State for Power, Jeddy Agba, former Senate Leader, Senator Ndoma Egba, former Minister of Niger Delta, Usani Usani Uguru, Senator John Owan Enoh, member representing Abi-Yakurr Federal Constituency, Alex Egbona, Legor Idagbo, Mike Etaba, Speaker of the House of Assembly, Eteng Jones Williams.

Recalled that Alphonsus Ogar Eba emerged the State party Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Cross River State.

Ogar emerged chairman through a consensus voice votes by party stakeholders as he went into the race unopposed.

In attendance to observe the conduct of the congress was a 7-man state Congress Committee including Abubakar Malami, Barrister Emilia Okonji, Chairman and Secretary respectively.

The new state APC Chairman, while thanking Governor Ayade, who is the leader of the party in both the state and the South South Region, elders of the party for the confidence reposed on him, however, promised not to betray the trust, even as he called for members to support him so that the party can retain power in the state come 2023.

Addressing party faithful, stakeholders after emerging party chairman, Eba thanked the delegates and the party for the opportunity given to him to serve as Chairman.