Gov. Ayade supports power shift to Cross River South

Cross River Governor Ben Ayade

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has reiterated his desire to support Cross River South Central Senatorial District to produce the next governor of the state in 2023.

Ayade stated this on Wednesday while interacting with journalists in Calabar.

He said that for fairness and equity, it was natural and just to support the South to produce the next governor of the state in 2023.

According to him, ‘politics with ethics’ implies natural justice and fairness with a view of giving all the zones in the state a sense of belonging to feel the taste of political power.

“In 2015, I went round to campaign and in the process, I told the people to vote for me that in power will return to the South.

“The slot started from the South, it moved to Central and then to the North; it’s fair that power returns to the South again for equity and fairness,” said

On his agenda, Ayade said that the state chicken processing factory “Chalachika” was now producing chickens at optimal capacity and at an affordable price.

“As Cross River indigenes, our future lies in the ongoing Bakassi deep seaport project, the exploitation of our carbon resources and many others.

“As the governor, I am happy that I have industrialised the state with various industries that are adding value to the growth of the state.

“Today, we have the garment factory, the poultry factory, the noodles factory, the rice seedlings factory, the cotton factory, among others,” he added.

He urged residents of the state to support his administration by contributing their quota to the growth of the state. (NAN).

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