Now, if you are not from our state, Cross River, some of these names may not be familiar.
To our Cross River youths;
If someone told you Governor Ayade and Senator Owan Eno, were fighting, that person is a perjurer.
Vena Ikem has already joined Ayade back in PDP. You are aware.
Senator Rose Oko and Chief Wabily-Nyiam, have spoken after the election.
Hon. Jarigbe Agom and Jude Ngaji can never quarrel. They are big boys and will pop Champaign when Jude returns to PDP while we pop palmwine.
Hon. Legor Idagbo and Oku Dan have spoken. Oku Dan is chillaxing in Washington after his ordeal.
Francis Ekpo has congratulated Hon. Regina Anyogo.
Then whoever lies to you that Sandy Onor and Ndoma Egba, have a grouse is a fibber.
John Gaul and Alex Egbona, are from the same LGA and are already mending fences.
Senator Gershom Bassey and Senator Bassey Otu, will soon show us their pictures laughing out loud together, after the elections.
Victor Abang is too matured to even fight anyone. Himself and Mike Etaba, will never have any reason to quarrel.
Hon. Hilary Bisong has already written Barrister Paulina Nyiam a love letter.
But their supporters are still fighting themselves. They remain perpetually divided for and against, and ever ready to go up in arms at the slightest encroachment.
I have said my own. I am old enough, and I still trust my sanity enough, to make political decisions for myself. The only LOVE and LOYALTY, I owe any politician that I like and support, is to go and vote for you as well as give others reason to also vote for you. If you win, I continue to support your programs and call you out when need be. If you loose, we thank God and look to the future.
This love does not include hating, fighting, abusing or killing any other person on your behalf. I have enough reasons to hate or even kill already of I wanted to. People have done a lot of bad things to me that should have filled my heart with hate and violence. But I can’t hate or kill because I know the adverse effect on me and things around me. So if I cannot hate or fight back on my own behalf, why would any God forsaken politician for that matter, expect me to hate because of his/her political ambition?
Those of you fighting, killing and hating yourselves because of politicians, it’s because you don’t know them. Let me tell you one thing, YOU ARE STUPID. I rarely, if ever, use that word on my wall. But I really have to tell you what you really are – STUPID!
If you think you are not stupid, oya take your phone and call, send a text or a DM or an inbox message to that your friend that elections severed both of you, even if he/she was the wrong party, and say I AM SORRY, ELECTION IS PAST. LET’S BE FRIENDS AGAIN.
Agba Jalingo is the Editor-In-Chief of CrossRiverWatch and writes from Lagos State.
NB: Opinions expressed in this article are solely attributable to the author, Agba Jalingo and do not in anyway represent the opinion of CrossRiverWatch or any other organization the author works for/with.
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