By Jonathan Ugbal: Government House Correspondent
Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade will today embark on a 6 day tour of Ikom, Obanliku, Bekwarra, Yala, Ogoja, and Obudu local government areas to perform groundbreaking ceremonies and Commissioning of projects.
A released signed by his spokesperson, Mr. Christian Ita on Tuesday stated that the governor will depart Calabar Wednesday and arrive at Ikom where the official handing over ceremony of the Ikom township stadium to government will be performed before the governor’s cup kicks off at 2:00 PM after which he departs for Obudu.
On Thursday, a grand reception for the Governor of Kebbi state, Governor of Central Bank, Godwin Emefiele, Agric Minister, Audu Ogbeh at the Bebi airstrip after which he will then visit major rice farms including the Ayade farm in Obanliku and Ugborro in Bekwarra local government areas.
He is then to perform the groundbreaking ceremony of the almost 32 billion Naira Mfom – Okpoma – Imaje – Abuochiche – Obudu – Obanliku dual carriageway at Yala on Friday and later perform the groundbreaking ceremony for the ultra-modern rice mill near the new Ogoja stadium at Ogoja local government area.
On Saturday, Ayade will then hold a retreat for all political appointees who number over 2,000 at the Obudu mountain resort.
He is to perform the groundbreaking ceremony for a Canadian Secondary School estimated to cost the state about 2 billion in counterpart funding and a Mobile Police, MOPOL Squadron base in Obudu after which he departs for Calabar.
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