Jonathan's In Law Sets To Contest For Cross River Governorship
The son in law to former President, Goodluck Jonathan; Mr Godswill Edward who is the special adviser on sports and cinematography to Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River, has indicated interest to contest the 2023 governorship election in the state
Edward said it is time for a generational shift in the state where youths will take up leadership positions and demonstrate their capacity for governance.
“It is on that basis that I am running for governor, to consolidate on the gains of tourism, rural transformation and industrialisation,” he said
“My agenda is to consolidate; let us get what our leaders have done and built over time for the good and growth of the state.
“Let us consolidate on people, policy and infrastructure with a view to getting Cross River working.
“We need to look at all of these and build the confidence of our investors to grow the state.”
Man kill girlfriend because of Rice in Cross River
One 54-year-old murder suspect, Mr Nkeruewen Etuk, who reportedly beat his girlfriend to death some days ago has revealed that he did that because the lady carelessly burnt his food (rice) and almost set their apartment ablaze.The suspect made the revelation on Friday when he was paraded by the Cross River State Police Command alongside 18 others, including an ex-convict and two PHCN staff.Etuk said that he never intended to kill his girlfriend identified as Miss. E...
Cross River Govt Imposed Curfew in 2 LGs
TGovernor Bassey Otu of Cross River State has imposed a dusk to dawn curfew in Bakassi and Akpabuyo Local Government Areas of the State.The curfew which starts today 3rd July 2023 is between 7 o' clock in the evening to 6 o'clock in the morning.This, according to a statement by the secretary to the state government Prof Anthony Owan-Enoh is to ensure safety of lives as well as forestall a breakdown of law and order following security threat within the two local gove...
Table Tennis Championship: Abia children beat Cross River, others
Table Tennis teenagers from Abia State beat all comers at the just concluded Edem Offiong mini tournament held at UJ Esuene Stadium Calabar yesterday.The 3-day Table Tennis tournament featured children ages from 7 to 16 from five states of Abia, Akwa Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross River and Rivers State in various categories.The mini-tournament, the third in the series, was sponsored by the Offiong Edem Foundation.Chineye Okafor of Abia State beat her Cross River counterpart,...
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