I Cannot Include Myself in Anything Governorship or Dep. Governorship – Legor Idagbo
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I Cannot Include Myself in Anything Governorship or Dep. Governorship – Legor Idagbo

by crossriverwatch admin

The Cross River State Commissioner for Works, Mr. Legor Idagbo has excluded himself from the ongoing scramble for the number one sit in the state.

In an exclusive interview with crossriverwatch in Calabar, Mr. Idagbo said he was committed to delivering on his mandate as commissioner and would not want to be dragged into the politics of 2015.

In the explosive interview, the commissioner enumerated the giant strides of the Imoke administration in different sectors of the state and declared that those who say Senator Liyel Imoke is not working “do not leave in the state”.

When crossriverwatch asked about his rumored governorship ambition, below is the excerpt of the discussion:

CRW: The governor has said in 2015, the person to succeed him must come from the northern Senatorial district and people are already saying that you were brought from Bekwara where you were LG Chairman to Calabar to be groomed to either contest for governor yourself or become deputy to Gershom Bassey in the spirit of the so-called ‘Lagos Accord’. Is that correct? And please tell us about this Lagos Accord and the three musketeers where you are said to be the fourth leg.

Legor: Honestly, I have no idea of what people are talking about. I have a mandate to deliver on as a Commissioner for Works and that is what I intend to concentrate on. I know that His Excellency has a few years to go and in selecting people to form his cabinet, he was very careful with his selections. He needed people that could deliver and I am sure that was what informed him bringing me on board.

His Excellency had had cause to come to Bekwara sometimes and looked at my projects and I am sure he was satisfied how we were able to manage our projects and ensure that our contractors delivered and the quality of the jobs he saw there. I am sure that is what informed him bringing me on board to act as his commissioner for works. I cannot begin to include myself in anything concerning governorship or deputy governorship. Besides 2015 is still far away let’s just concentrate on our work and deliver on our mandate and then take it up from there.

Full details of this must read interview will be brought to you on Sunday in our “The Sunday Interview” series.

Don’t miss it.

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