Constituency Projects: Okada Empowerment Is A Killer – Imoke

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State
Governor Liyel Imoke of Cross River State

Legislators and other politicians who give out commercial motorcycles popularly known as Okada to the electorates as empowerment doesn’t want the progress of such citizens and may want them to be killed.

Governor Liyel Imoke dropped the hint on Monday during his remark at the commissioning of the agricultural business farm and park, a constituency empowerment project of a member of House of Representatives, Hon Nkoyo Toyo at Atan Okonyong,Odukpani Local Government Area.

Imoke said ‘Okada empowerment’ does nothing to improve the economy rather, it causes hazard and endangers the life of the beneficiary and the community.

He said he has always kicked against some of the politicians who give out Okada as empowerment scheme even as he said some of his political allies kicked against his position.

“If there is anybody who doesn’t support Okada for empowerment it’s me, I don’t like it, I pronounced it, I broadcast it, I shout it!

“I have never seen anybody who was given an Okada and came back to say it has reproduced another Okada or a taxi, rather it caused them agony few months after it was given.” he said.

While commending Hon Nkoyo Toyo whom he described as a good representative, Imoke said the agricultural initiative of the legislator will outlived her tenure as a federal lawmaker and produce sustainable results.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

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.


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 Today

You may also read!

Cross River Government Announces Fresh Recruitment Into Civil Service

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Cross River State Government is set to recruit new work force into the civil service. The


How Bauchi Politicians Betray Trust, Plunder State’s Forest Reserves

By Haruna Mohammed Salisu, WikkiTimes In Ningi in Bauchi State, local politicians are enabling massive felling of trees in forest


2023: I’ll Run For President If APC Finds Me Fit, Says Ayade

By Samuel Akpan, The Cable Ben Ayade, governor of Cross River, says he will run for president in 2023


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now