C’River Will Cooperate With Nigerian/Cameroun Boundary Committee – Cobham

In Breaking News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

The Deputy Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Efiok Cobham has assured members of the Nigeria/Cameroun Joint Boundary Committee of the cooperation of the Imoke’s administration to enable them carry out their assignment without hitches.

The Deputy Governor, who received a delegation of members of the committee in the EXCO Chambers on behalf of Imoke promised that the state will ensure that all the necessary support that the committee required will be provided so that their work will be done on time and without any bottle necks.

Mr. Cobham was speaking in Calabar during a courtesy call on him by the Joint Nigeria/Cameroun Boundary Committee, led by the Director of International Boundaries, Surveyor Sani Mohammed Isa.

While expressing the confidence that their task of demarcating the maritime boundary between Cameroun and Nigeria should promote peace and harmony, he called on the two parties to obey the green tree agreement in the interest and protect the rights of the natives who have been directly affected by the ICJ judgment.

According to Cobham, “there are pending issues of Human Rights abuses in the relationship between citizens of the two countries, which have to be addressed by two countries”.

He expressed the hope that the relationship between Cameroun and Nigeria would continue to be cordial even after the demarcation.

Earlier the Leader of the delegation, Surveyor Sani Mohammed Isa, clarified that his team comprised of representatives of the United Nations, Cameroon and Nigeria.

He said their task was to go through the downstream sector of the boundary between the two countries, having initially handled that of the upper sector.

Surveyor Isa, commended the hospitality accorded them by the Government and people of the State and assured the Deputy Governor of their willingness to discharge their assignment creditably to promote peace between the two countries.

It will be recalled that the boundary committee were forced to hurried suspend their assignment on Thursday after repeated protests by indigenes of Bakassi at Ikang, the temporary headquarters of Bakassi LGA and at Pyramid Hotel where the committee members were lodged.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Edgerley Memorial Name Sport House After Late Temitope Ekpenyong

By Patrick Obia Edgerley Memorial Girls Secondary School Calabar has named a sport house after the late Mrs. Temitope

Read More...

UNICAL: The Accused, The Accuser, The Purveyor Of The Accusations And The Rest Of Us BY OGAR EMMANUEL OKO

A few years ago, Mr. Agi Peter, a young vibrant and the shrewd chartered accountant, the youngest ever Bursar

Read More...

Cross River PCRC Hold Security Summit, Calls For Effective Community Watch

By Maxwell Effiong  The Nigerian Police Force has beckoned on community members to keep effective neighborhood watch in their

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now