Federal Government Has Approved Bakassi Deep Seaport Says Cross River Government

In Breaking News, Business & Economy, National News, Politics, Reports

By Jonathan Ugbal

Information Commissioner, Rosemary Archibong planting a tree (File Picture)

The Cross River State Government says the new year holds a brighter future for residents as execution of all programs and projects that were in the pipeline will begin in earnest.

“In the year 2017, we are expecting the Governor to take the bull by the horn and take Cross River State to a much higher pedestal” said Rosemary Archibong, the spokesperson for the government and Information and Orientation commissioner in a telephone interview with CrossRiverWatch.

“The programs that were lined up will be executed this year and he has made a commitment to Cross Riverians that this year will see larger transformation” she said.

Archibong who said in 2017 “We are going to see an amazing industrialization of Cross River State” pointed out that these come on the heels of well thought out plans with several agreements signed but foot dragged till the end of the year due to the legal battle faced by the governor on alleged grounds of perjury which was dismissed by the Supreme Court of Justice on December 9, 2016.

Archibong maintained that the victory will spur the governor on to work harder with expectations from all quarters that the signature projects will see meaningful progress.

“We expect that the Bakassi deep seaport having been approved by the Federal Government would see an amazing progress in construction.

“The Garment Factory which has been well established  and has employed people and has trained people, would be used to produce the garments that are meant to be (produced).

“We believe that the Police will now partner with us effectively to produce their uniforms. We are also expecting that the NYSC will come and partner with the Garment Factory.

“The plans, whatever had been in the pipeline will no more be in the pipeline” she said.

Also, she disclosed that work was ongoing at the Calas Vegas and dualization of the 133.7 kilometres Mfum – Okpoma – Okuku – Imaje – Abuochiche – Obudu road following a brief stop due to the holidays.

Furthermore, she called on Cross Riverians to have confidence in the administration.

“Come together in unity and let us join hands with the governor” she said.

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!

NPA Board Chairman Decries Wanton Attack On Properties In Calabar By Hoodlums

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Chairman of the Board of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Chief Akin Ricketts, has decried the

Read More...

#Calabar: Long Queues At ATMs, Fueling Stations Greet Ease Of Curfew

By Patrick Obia Long queues at Automated Teller Machines (ATM), banks and fueling stations across the city of Calabar,

Read More...

JUST IN: Junior Power Minister, Jedy Agba Inspects Calabar WAEC Office After Attack

By Ushang Ewa Jedy Agba, Nigeria’s junior minister of power is currently inspecting some properties that were attacked last

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now