Ayade Promise Ikom 100 New Appointments, Governor’s Lodge

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports, Sports

By Jonathan Ugbal: Government House Correspondent

The crowd that greeted his arrival
The crowd that greeted his arrival

Cross River Governor, Senator Ben Ayade Wednesday promised to build a Governor’s lodge in Ikom local government area and kicked off the governor’s cup in the first event of his 5 day tour of the central and northern senatorial districts in the state

Ayade also promised to further add 100 more people into his government “Who have no political contact or ties” telling critics who are complaining about the size of his government that: “Let those who don’t like, talk, I will continue to do more”.

Ayade who was supposed to receive the Ikom township Stadium asked the contractors to keep the keys as he wants to see firsthand, what the stadium lacked in terms of infrastructure.

The stadium was constructed without a tartan track, floodlights and several other things CrossRiverWatch gathered.

Football teams, to participate in the 'Governor's cup'
Football teams, to participate in the ‘Governor’s cup’

The 6,000 seater stadium was commissioned on February 26, 2015 by the wife of President Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan with former Governor Liyel Imoke refusing to receive the facility due to “specification reasons”.

Addressing the people, Ayade admonished Ikom people to be patient with his administration and explained again, why he is expanding his government.

Addressing the Ikom people
Addressing the Ikom people

“I am a very old head on young shoulders so I can pass for a youth and I can also pass for an elder. The cardinal challenge that I have today is to ensure that I stamp out hunger and so as I speak today, I am talking with the chairman, you have eleven wards in Ikom and right here in this Stadium we are going to recruit another 100 people into government today” Ayade said.

Governor Ben Ayade been welcomed by a guard of honor organized by youth corps members at Ikom
Governor Ben Ayade been welcomed by a guard of honor organized by youth corps members at Ikom

Continuing, he said that: “I have decided that every kobo that I can salvage, I will use it to put food on somebody’s table. And so, when they see me expanding government under the concept of Ayadesian theory, they don’t understand where it is coming from.

“Ayade is trying to do a Nexus Plexus and connectivity between Adam Smith and Keynesian theory. I understand the econo-political and intellectual lacuna in the theories they postulated”.

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism

CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.


New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here

Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

Sad Scenes From Calabar Fire Outbreak

By Patrick Obia Some residents of Essien Street in Calabar South Local Government Area who lost their homes to


NGO Visits Obong Of Calabar, Seek End To Widows Stigmatisation

By Maxwell Effiong The Ima Nsa Adegoke foundation has begun advocacy visits to monarchs in Cross River to seek


Counting The Costs Of Cross River State ‘Super Highway’ Road Project On The Tropical Rainforests And Eco-Biodiversity

By Taiwo Lawrence Adeyemi Cross River State has over 2,000,000 hectares of rainforest originally found in the State and


Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now