By CrossRiverWatch admin
The governor of Cross River State, Senator Ben Ayade has assured the editorial team of CrossRiverWatch of his readiness to attend this year’s anniversary lecture of the media organization in Calabar later in the month.
Also confirmed for the annual event is the former Vice Chancellor of the University of Calabar, Professor Kelvin Etta who will be chairing the occasion while former Attorney General of the Federation, Chief Kanu Agabi, SAN is the guest lecturer for the 3rd Year Anniversary Lecture of CrossRiverWatch.
Former Governor of Cross River State under the National Republican Convention, NRC, Chief Clement Ebri, has also accepted to grace the event as the Special Guest of Honor.
According to organizers of the event, CRWATCH RESOURCES, Publishers of CrossRiverWatch, the theme for this year’s event remains “The Reality Of A Non Oil Economy – Prospects And Challenges.”
A statement from the Deputy Managing Director of the company, Mr. Charlie Ofem says that the lecture which was originally billed to be delivered by Prof. Pat Utomi will now be delivered by a son of the soil and former Attorney General of the Federation after an expanded editorial meeting of the organization changed the guests list to infuse local content.
“We are particularly happy that this year’s event, contrary to what was planned earlier will have a lot of local content in our guest lists to ensure that we also tap into the enormous and tremendous knowledge of our own prominent leaders in the state to solve our economic challenges.” The statement said.
The event which is billed for the 27th of August at the Diamond Hall of Transcorp Hotel in Calabar is expected to also host three paramount rulers and a host of other leaders from across the state and the country at large.
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