Show Me Your Polling Unit Result, Farmland And Get Appointment – Ayade

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

By Efa Sunday, Government House Correspondent

“There are two conditions for appointments, one is your polling unit result and another is land for farming. If you didn’t do well in your result, but you have land for farming, appointment will come.”

These were the words of Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade recently, while addressing stakeholders on the occasion of Rice Wet Season Planting official flag off held in Calabar.

Speaking during the event, Govenor Ayade stated the commitment of his administration to reshape Cross River from being a “civil service and white collar workers” state to a “green worker” environment.

He further mentioned that, “our policy of food on the table will continue, except that it will come with small addition of food on the table, hands on the plough, so everybody must show me his or her piece of land.

“I am pleading to everyone of you that if you don’t own a farm, you are being a disservice to all the industries I have set up.”

Harping on the power of imaginative thinking, Mr. Ayade continued “…whatever you cannot picture, you cannot capture. I pictured a prosperous Cross River State, with a super highway starting from Bekwarra terminating in Bakassi deep seaport. I pictured each Local Government having an industry, I pictured the super highway evacuating industrial produce from each Local Government to Bakassi deep seaport to export. I will rather aim high and miss, than aim low and succed.”

While concluding, he advised all seeking appointment to own farmlands, even as he promised to collaterize for everyone using their appointment to secure loans from banks.

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!

JUST IN: Bayside Youths Invoke Anansa, Lock Up Calabar Resort

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Youths of the Bayside community in Calabar South Local Government Area have locked up the Marina

Read More...

BREAKING: Buhari Replaces Akin Ricketts As NPA Board Chairman

By CrossRiverWatch Admin Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has cut short the four year tenure of the Chairman, Board of

Read More...
In this photograph released by the Stephen Okoi's family; Mrs. Mary Stephen Ugbome (nee Mary Stephen Okoi) poses for a photograph in traditional attire. Her paternal family claims She disappeared after arriving her in-laws palace in Okpai Kingdom, Umuada Quarters, Ndokwa East LGA of Delta State on December 24, 2020

Delta Monarch Fingered In Disappearance Of Cross River Born In-Law

By Ushang Ewa The family of Mrs. Mary Ugbome have petitioned the Inspector General of the Nigerian Police Force,

Read More...

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now