Ayade Will Rule For 8 Years Like Other Zones Did – Jedy Agba’s Father

In Breaking News, National News, Politics, Reports

By CrossRiverWatch Admin

HRM Uti JD Agba, Paramount Ruler of Obudu LGA and Nigeria’s longest serving monarch

HRM Uti J.D. Agba, the Paramount Ruler of Obudu Local Government and the father of APC stalwart and former governorship aspirant, Goddy Jedy Agba has said that the Northern Senatorial District of Cross River state gave the position of governor to Ayade, who he described as their son, with their whole hearts.

The monarch also added that, in the same manner the Nothern Senatorial district supported former governors Donald Duke and Liyel Imoke, who were from the Southern and Central senatorial districts respectively, for eight years each, Ayade will also be on that seat till the 8 years turn of the Northern Senatorial district is completed.

Uti JD Agba was speaking at an event in Obudu last year when he led sons and daughters of the town to pour libations and perform traditional rituals to cleanse the land and pray for governor Ayade.

In a message captured on video, the monarch said, “There is a proverb in Bette Language that the new generation should be better than the old generation. We pray that this our son who is governor, it is our own son who we gave birth to. We have given him (the governorship) with all our hearts. He will be on that seat, just as we supported others (Southern senatorial district, and Central senatorial district).

“Wine is what God gave to our ancestors to drink. We pour it to them (pours palm wine on the ground) and pray that in the morning, afternoon and evening, we should stand together and ensure that all of us will enjoy the benefits of having a governor from our land. When we are through with the governorship, we will be taking a short at the Presidency, Is that not so? And the crowd gives loud shouts in approval.

The Obudu Paramount Ruler is reputed as Nigeria’s longest serving monarch having been on the throne for about 57 years dating back to his days as a member of the Eastern House of Chiefs during Nigeria’s first republic.

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.

CLICK HERE

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!

I Opted For Surrogacy To Avoid Baby Daddy Drama – Ini Edo

By Abiodun Sanusi, Punch Newspaper Popular actress, Ini Edo, has said that she decided to go the surrogacy route

Read More...

Cross River State Anti-Grazing Bill And Matters Arising BY AGBA JALINGO

Hon. Elvert Ayambem, Member representing Ikom II State Constituency in the Cross River State House of Assembly, is already

Read More...

I Won’t Sign “Draconian Anti-open Grazing Law” Because Herders Are My Brothers – Cross River Governor, Ayade

By Sahara Reporters The Governor of Cross River State, Ben Ayade has said the anti-open grazing law which some

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now