Agi Vs Ayade: Cross River PDP Expresses Solidarity With Ayade

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By Jonathan Ugbal: Government House Correspondent

Governor Ben Ayade and the State Chairman of PDP, Ntufam Edim Inok during the visit to the governor's office
Governor Ben Ayade and the State Chairman of PDP, Ntufam Edim Inok during the visit to the governor’s office

Ahead of the December 9, 2016 date set aside by the Supreme Court for its ruling on a pre-election case of age falsification filed by Barrister Joe Agi against Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade, the Cross River State Chapter of The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) says it is in solidarity with the governor.

The Chairman of the party who until his election was Ayade’s commissioner for Infrastructure, Ntufam Edim Inok disclosed this when he led a delegation of the state executives and a few from the South South zone on a solidarity visit to the governor Thursday in Calabar.

“Providence made this day possible. It made your reign possible too. This visit is to, once again, demonstrate our unflinching support to your administration as the unbeatable Governor of Cross River State and Leader of the People’s Democratic Party” Edim Inok said.

“It is rather not a visit to compromise the Party’s strong and absolute goodwill in the face of such haughty opposition from your many detractors, but to assure you of our undaunted commitment that Cross River State shall get better with you. Your victory remains a function not only of our Party’s internal democracy and unrivalled beauty, but a reflection of your state-wide popularity and acceptability by the electorate. Sir, we salute your firmness and tenacity” he said.

Furthermore, Edim said that; “Your Excellency, we also use this opportunity to pass a vehement and unequivocal vote of confidence on your visionary leadership; and in particular, on your people-oriented policies, programs and projects in the state.”

In his remarks, Governor Ayade who said that what is happening is unprecedented in history lamented a situation where distractions have become a part of politics with the Cross River example becoming more of destruction and warned that generations unborn “will suffer the banality of what we are doing now.”

Ayade who said he welcomes criticisms in all forms as he always learns something from critics no matter how negativistic they may be, called on the politicians to focus on governance after the elections to ensure that the people come first.

He urged the party machinery to be more people focused as politics is a tool for social re-engineering and not to run down governments and people in a bid to grab power.

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