By Archibong Jeremiah
The Nigeria Institution of Surveyors (NIS) Cross River State Branch has lauded the State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade for what they called ‘daring to dream crazy’.
According to them, the signature projects, particularly the deep seaport and super highway are crazy dreams never thought as achievable by non-crazy dreamers.
Their position was conveyed in a press release signed by the State Chairman, Surveyor Gertrude Nnanjar Njar and made available to journalists in Calabar.
The surveyors say they are optimistic that the possibility of actualizing the projects is positive and when completed, the projects will encourage diversification into agriculture and production, and re invent the state economy and create viable alternative to oil.
Furthermore, the NIS State Branch assured Cross Riverians that “the benefits of these laudable projects is of long term rather than short term goal oriented, with careful foreshadowing of the future you will see the potentiality of the projects in revamping the State economy.
“The agricultural sectors will also be viable and profitable as farm products would be easily transported through the super highway and the seaport which will also boost import and export of our local products.
“As pace setters, Surveyors are providing all necessary, precise data for the Engineers, Valuers and other allied professionals to work for the success of the projects as far it is people oriented”, the release reads in part.
The release ended by calling on Cross Riverians to believe in the possibilities of actualizing the projects which doesn’t stop them from constructive criticisms.
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