National Confab Receives Memoranda For Creation Of Ogoja State

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Hon Orok Duke, one of the  delegates from Cross River State at the National Conference
Hon Orok Duke, one of the delegates from Cross River State at the National Conference

The ongoing National Conference has received memoranda from members of the public for the creation of Ogoja state from the present Cross River state.

Delegates from Cross River State had on Friday submitted a memorandum to the Committee on Political Restructuring and Forms of Government for the creation of Ogoja State from the present Cross River.

According to them, apart from Ogoja and Ijebu, all the other 22 provinces and their headquarters have since become states and capitals respectively.

They pointed out that a memorandum for the creation of Ogoja State was first submitted to the National Assembly in February 2009.

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that that the 2009 memorandum was also submitted to the Committee.

In a statement signed by eight of the 10 delegates from Cross River and addressed to the Chairman, Committee on Political Restructuring, they said the creation of Ogoja State was long-overdue.

According to them, the conference is an opportunity for all sections of Nigeria to get justice.

The delegates appealed for support from all sections of the country for their demand so as to ensure the creation of the state.

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.

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!

Cally Air: Cross River Announces Recruitment For 22 Positions

By CrossRiverWatch Admin The Cross River State government has announced that it is hiring for 22 different roles in

Read More...

Ayade, Esu Visit As Ukpo’s Roll Out Obsequies For Three Family Members Lost Within 13 Days

By Ushang Ewa Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Monday visited the family of the late former military

Read More...

BREAKING: Lagos Bound Passengers Stranded In Calabar As Aero Cally Fails To Land

By Jonathan Ugbal Lagos bound passengers of Aero Cally are currently stranded at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport in

Read More...

One commentOn National Confab Receives Memoranda For Creation Of Ogoja State

  • Old Ogoja province deserves the status of a state. It has all it takes to be accorded such a status. I pray that justice would not be denied.

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now