by crossriverwatch admin
Cross River State Governor, Senator Liyel Imoke has expressed his gratitude to the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and his wife, the Vice President and his wife, the good people of Cross River State, the Media, friends and well wishers of the state for their kind words, love, care, concern and understanding during his absence.
A statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Christian Ita, Saturday said Imoke, who returned to the state Friday, also expressed his deep appreciation to his deputy, Mr Efiok Cobham, members of the State House of Assembly and the state executive council for expertly steering the ship of state.
“His Excellency, Governor Liyel Imoke wishes to thank his Excellency, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and his dear wife, The Vice President Arc. Namadi Sambo and his dear wife, the good people of the state for their prayers, love, care, concern and understanding during the period of his absence.
“His Excellency is also profoundly grateful for the kind words and uncommon empathy shown by Nigerians, the media and lovers of Cross River State.” the statement read in parts.
It further quoted Imoke as saying that he returns home with renewed vigor for the task of furthering the growth and development of the state.
“His Excellency has returned home recharged and energized for the task of furthering the growth and development of the state, which in the past five years has not only become a tourist’s destination but is also now becoming an investment hub in Nigeria.”
The Governor is expected in a few minutes time at the U.J Esuene Stadium in Calabar where he will be watching the friendly match between Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets and the Botswana Under 17 national team billed for today by 4pm.
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