Fashola said this on Monday in Cross River at the inspection of the new 1.2km two-lane Ikom Bridge, which is to replace the old one-lane bridge built during the colonial era.
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Governors Ben Ayade and Bello Matawalle were accompanied to the event by the chairman Caretaker Committee of the party and governor of Yobe State, Mai Mala Buni; Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State, who is the chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, and Governor Muhammed Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State.
Ofuka was arrested in Calabar, the state capital, on the premises of the Cross River Broadcasting Corporation where he was scheduled to begin the distribution of cocoa seedling to farmers in the Southern Senatorial District of the state.
The defection was announced on Tuesday by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila.
His resignation was contained in a letter titled, ‘Letter of Resignation,’ dated June 14, 2021, which he addressed to the state Governor, Ben Ayade.
This was contained in a statement by Dr. Alfred Mboto, the Permanent Secretary, Special Services in the Governor’s Office, in Calabar on Sunday.
The UNICROSS Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Austin Angba, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Friday in Calabar.
Jonah-Williams, who spoke in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Calabar, said Ayade’s defection from the PDP to the APC was timely.
The Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Christian Ita, announced this in a statement on Monday in Calabar, the state capital.
The Eagle Online recalls that the incumbent governor, Professor Ben Ayade, recently left the party.
Commending the efforts of the Caretaker Chairman of the APC, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni and stakeholders of the party for the giant strides in galvanizing grassroots support for the APC, Kalu stressed that the ideals of the APC are anchored on genuine leadership and good governance.
Addressing newsmen in Abuja, the group led by James Ikem alleged that Governor Ben is making move to arm-twist the leadership of the Senate to ignore the recent judgment of the Supreme court which recognised Hon. Jarigbe as the PDP candidate for the December 5th by election for Cross Rivers North.
The convener of the group, George O’ben-Etchi, who is the Commissioner for Solid Minerals in Cross River State, said in Calabar on Sunday that power rotation had led to the peaceful co-existence of the diverse peculiarity of the people.
What started as a sitcom starring Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom and his Bauchi State counterpart Bala Mohammed in a bizarre farmer-herdsmen exchange, later zig-zagged, morphed, and swept across the country in an expanded theatre of the absurd. At least four other governors have now been engulfed in the flame.
The News Agency of Nigeria recalls that Justice Ikpeme was sworn in on Monday as the substantive CJ of Cross River State 10 months after she was rejected by the State House of Assembly.
The swearing-in which took place in Calabar, followed the confirmation of the nomination of Ikpeme by the Cross River House of Assembly on Thursday, Jan. 28.
The confirmation took place on Thursday at the state House of Assembly in Calabar following a motion moved by the Leader of the House and representative of Ogoja Constituency, Peter Odey, and seconded by Whip, Okon Ephraim, representing Calabar South 1.
The budget has N192.5 billion representing 67 per cent earmarked for recurrent expenditure, while the sum of N88.196 billion representing 33 per cent was for capital spending.
Ayade made the appeal on Sunday at the last day of the 2020 DCLM, December Retreat in Akpabuyo Local Government Area (LGA) of Cross River.
Commissioner for Youth and Skills Acquisition, Omang Idiege, disclosed this on Thursday after an assessment tour of the orientation camp to ascertain the current state of the camp.