As Legor Idagbo Completes One Year In The House of Reps Today BY EVAL ASIKONG

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Hon. Legor Idagbo
Hon. Legor Idagbo

It is no doubt that Hon. Legor Idagbo, who represents the Obanliku, Obudu and Bekwarra Federal Constituency of Cross River State has deeply enveloped himself in the people’s confidence and trust just within one year of representation.

His responsiveness to the challenges of his constituents and his efforts to project and defend the interest of the state on the floor of the Green chamber of the National Assembly have earned him such confidence and trust.

Within 365 days in the House, Hon. Legor has sponsored 5 bills, moved 7 motions and presented two petitions.

On the floor, he has presented and defended a resolution calling on the Federal Government to reconstruct the Ikom-Ogoja-Obudu Highway and the need for the Federal Government to urgently seek for the revival and completion of the Groundnuts Processing Industry in Nyanya, Bekwarra.

Hon. Idagbo has also moved a motion for the federal government to build a monument at Gakem, Bekwara were the first gun shots that started the country’s civil war were fired.

Hon. Idagbo also recently on the floor of the House, called for the recall of 2,000 dispersed officers of the Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, a matter that has been referred to the House Committee on Public Petitions for investigation.

Back in his constituency, the member has for the first time put in place a functional constituency office with staff in place as well as doing his first constituency outreach in his first six months after election.

In the aspect of jobs, he has assisted in getting some persons into the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), the Federal University, Lafia, Nasarawa State, Green Police, and more as well as his empowerment scheme that records numerous beneficiaries.

Stewardship behoves accountability. That’s why the people we serve must be availed with periodic reports bothering on our services and stewardship for proper assessment to enhance improvement in the course of our service to the people.

These modest strides by Hon. Idagbo in just a year in office are a pointer to the much the young and first time legislator will be able to achieve after his four year tenure.

At inception, he was clear headed about his mission to the National Assembly, which was to serve his people who have long entrusted leadership on him since he became the Local Government Chairman in Bekwara.

Hon. Legor has maintained that common touch that earned him the confidence of his people. It is clear that his constituents made a choice that has easily connected with their aspiration for dynamic representation and the path ahead can only get clearer.

Eval Asikong is the Special Assistant on Social Media to Governor Ayade.

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