Cross River Former Councilors And Appointees Barricade Governor’s Office

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By Archibong Jeremiah

The former political office holders during their protest in Calabar
The former political office holders during their protest in Calabar

Members of Former Councilors and Appointees Forum Cross River State, FCAFCRS have yesterday barricaded the Peregrino House; the Cross River governor’s house while the State Executive Council, SEC was holding its weekly meeting.

Speaking to CrossRiverWatch on why the group decided to take the action, the coordinator, Hon. Agbor Kessy Nzan maintained that “We came here to cry to the father of the state, Senator Liyel Imoke that the money accrued to us since three months after we left government has not been paid, the money owed us is called severance”.

He revealed that “This is the second time we are coming here, we come in peace and our mission is friendly”.

He lamented that “It is unfortunate that the first time we came we didn’t meet him and we are here again meeting his absence”.

The protesters were seen holding placards bearing inscriptions that described how angry they are.

CrossRiverWatch gathered that the group was not attended to amidst the presence of heavily armed policemen.

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!

Alleged N3.8b Debt: Appeal Court Agrees To Hear Suit Against Cross River

By Eric Ikhilae, The Nation Newspaper The Court of Appeal in Abuja has agreed to hear a case brought


I’ve Done Much For Cross River — Governor Ben Ayade

By Emma Una, Vanguard Newspaper Sen. Ben Ayade, the Cross River State Governor says if he had his way


BREAKING: Driver Trapped As Fuel Tanker, Truck Collide In Calabar

By Patrick Obia A fuel tanker and a truck have collided at Harbor junction, Calabar, Cross River State leaving


2 commentsOn Cross River Former Councilors And Appointees Barricade Governor’s Office

Leave a Reply to Thomas Esua Cancel Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now