Browsing: Cross River State

Was that because I work with a President elected on the platform of the APC? Not necessarily so. Yes, I’ve never really liked the PDP because I felt there was too much of buccaneering in the party, but I’d always been honest enough to give some governors in the fold of the party who were doing well their dues. I always mentioned Rotimi Amaechi of Rivers State (he was still in PDP then), Danjuma Goje of Gombe State, and some others. They stood out for the good works in their states.

A press release by the Governor’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, on Tuesday, announced the sack of the Commissioner for Special Duties, Francis Etta.

Ayade, who was elected governor on the platform of the PDP six years ago, surprised political pundits when he defected to the All Progressives Congress, raising the political stakes as the countdown to the 2023 general election commences nationwide.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the President met separately with the two governors as Ayade was visiting the Presidential Villa for the first time since his defection from the Peoples Democratic Party to All Progressives Congress two weeks ago.

Keyamo made the call at a one-day summit in Calabar, Cross River State to launch decent jobs in the Gulf Nations and work-study programme in the United States, Canada, and the European Union, with the theme: “Utilising the gains of migration to advance economic development of Nigeria.”

Ajibola Abayomi, President of JIFORM, comprising over 300 journalists spread across the continents covering migration matters, disclosed this in a statement on Thursday.