By Patrick Obia And Rose Ofem
As part of preparations for the 2019 gubernatorial elections, a support group, Code 888 has flagged off polling unit and mobilization campaign for the re-election of Governor Ben Ayade.
The Director General of the group, Mr. Maurice Nkong said Code 888 represents the three senatorial districts in the State; an arrangement to which was initiated to allow each district to rule for 8 years. He pointed out that the group is the coming together of young minds.
When quizzed during an interactive section if the group is political. Maurice Ekong agreed that the group is political and called on youths and Cross Riverians to give Ben Ayade another term in order to enable him complete the projects he has started.
The State Commissioner of Finance Mr. Asuquo Ekpenyong charged those inaugurated to take the responsibility of enlightening Cross Riverians in the rural areas on the need to vote Senator Ben Ayade and PDP as a whole in all the 2283 polling units in the State.
“What we need is the preview of what we call mind set orientation. You must know the challenge that every polling unit is facing across the 2283 polling unit in across the 18 local government area of the State so we can fix it.”
The event took place at the conference hall of Channel View Hotel Calabar and saw the inauguration of Coordinators that will pilot the polling unit sensitization.
This is coming few weeks after another support group; Grass Roots Alliance for Ayade donated a multi-million naira campaign edifice to the Governor with a similar view of ensuring smooth operations for his re-election.
Some pictures below.
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