The incumbent, Governor Ben Ayade, defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress.
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Following the development, the former Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Eric Anderson, was appointed the Commissioner for Information and Orientation, while the former Director-General, Primary Healthcare Development Agency, Dr. Janet Ekpenyong, was appointed the Commissioner for health.
The Council has Governor Ben Ayade and Amb. Soni Abang, a former envoy to Mali, as the Chairman and Director-General (DG), respectively.
The opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned Governor Ben Ayade’s decision to continue with the activities lined up for…
Governor Ayade made this known in a statement through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita.
The cultural parade designed to showcase the country’s rich cultures was attended by cultural troupes from the north and south
The Court presided by Justice Nkeonye Evelyn Maha dismissed a suit filed by Cecilia Odey against the Governor.
This is because the state government has failed to pay its counterpart fund of about N147 million to the project.
The Bishop made the demand on Sunday when the Governor donated N25 million during a Thanksgiving mass.
This was disclosed in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Christian Ita and made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Tuesday in Calabar, the State’s capital.
Addressing newsmen Tuesday at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport in Calabar, Ayade said he remained committed to the victory of the party at the polls, regardless of the outcome of the presidential primaries.
The declaration is contained in a statement jointly signed by the aspirants, including: Ogbonaya Onu, Ben Ayade, Rochas Okorocha, Emeka Nwajiuba and Jack-Rich Tien.
Ayade said the idea of zoning came about to ensure an egalitarian and equitable power sharing in the country.
This was confirmed by TheCable, which is reporting it sighted a document showing the resolution of the Committee.
Ayade in an interview on Arise TV monitored in Lagos by Eagleonline, stated insecurity in Nigeria was a broad issue to be discussed.
Although the court had initially fixed March 25 to deliver judgment, the cause list on Friday showed that the case had been rescheduled to April 6.
A visit to the court Friday morning indicated on the cause list that the judgement would now be rendered on April 6.
“Governor Ayade has piloted the affairs of the state with courage and commitment to its success in all his years in office, including this difficult period of the pandemic.
Ayade said this on Monday when he addressed APC stakeholders in Calabar over news that he has had a rethink.
Edward, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Calabar, said his desire to be in the contest is to consolidate on the gains of tourism, rural transformation and industrialisation in the state.