By Margaret John; House of Assembly Correspondent
A Cross River State gubernatorial aspirant from the All Progressives Congress APC, Mr. John Upan Odey has accused the State House of Assembly of being a rubber stamp to the State Governor, Senator Ben Ayade.
He made the accusation while fielding questions from members of the Association of Cross River Online Journalists (ACROJ), where he maintained that there is a complete collapse in the democratic principle of separation of powers in the current administration.
Mr. Upan Odey, further added that the State 2018 budget of Kinetic Crystallization of 1.3 Trillion Naira is ‘madness’.
He concluded by assuring that if given the chance to govern the State, he’ll be more pragmatic.
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