By CrossRiverWatch Admin
The Cross River State Traditional Rulers Council (TRC) has declared full support for Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade and have called on Cross Riverians to give him their unalloyed support.
The chairman of the TRC, Etinyin Etim Okon Edet who is also the Paramount Ruler of Bakassi local government area made this known Friday in Calabar when he led a delegation of paramount rulers on a courtesy call to Governor Ben Ayade where he said that Cross Riverians were solidly behind the governor.
Etinyin Etim who lamented that “What we are seeing is that people are playing politics with peoples lives” warned politicians doing so to desist from it.
Also, he said that the mandate of the governor was one given by God and expressed optimism that the embattled Ayade will overcome his challenges and lead the state to greater heights.
“We are also here to welcome you and we are here to assure you that there is no shaking.”
Ayade, in his remarks lauded the commendation and prayers of the traditional rulers.
He said that his intentions were pure in his bid to lead Cross River State. The governor who had just returned to the state after spending about a month in Abuja called on the traditional rulers to continuously support his administration.
“Let us throttle this state to prosperity” Ayade said.
Furthermore, he appreciated the role the traditional rulers played in settling the insecurity challenges which reared its head earlier in the year and called on them to continuously play their fatherly role to ensure the growth and development of the state.
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