by crossriverwatch admin
The Coalition of Cross River North Peace and Unity Initiative has urged the Northern Cross River Caucus of the PDP led by Chief Linus Okom, popularly known as Ada Bekwara to provide a level playing ground for all aspirants to Peregrino House in 2015.
In a communiqué from a recent meeting in Calabar, the group commended the Governor for his resolute stand even at his last meeting with the Northern Elders at the Obudu Cattle Ranch recently that the next Governor of the State come 2015 shall be of Cross River North extraction for fairness, equity and justice as Cross River South and Central Senatorial Districts have taken their turn in the Leadership of Cross River State.
The group enjoined the people of Cross River North to call on Cross Riverians from South and Central Districts to support the emergence of the Governor of Cross River State from the Northern Senatorial District.
The communiqué signed by Ushie Batholomew, Willy Ogede, Idoko Simmy Joe and Agatha Murphy, the group said: “In as much as we are willing to work with the party, they should as a matter of fact give the flag to a popular and acceptable candidate with a well articulated blue print for the development of Cross River State.
“This body calls on the leadership of the Northern Senatorial district caucus headed by Chief Linus E. Okom (OON) Ada Bekwarra and PDP state caucus cum the state Exco to do all in their power to provide a level playing ground for the emergence of a popular and credible candidate from the Northern Senatorial district to represent PDP in the 2015 Governorship race.”
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