2023: Don’t Wrestle Governorship With South – Code 888 Warns, It’s Theirs

In Breaking News, Politics

By Maxwell Effiong

Code 888, a Cross River political group has sued that zoning be continued in the State, suggesting that, come 2023 the Governorship seat be left for the Southern Senatorial District.

The group in a media parley in Calabar made the suggestion where it’s Director General, Maurice Nkong in his address to declare the briefing open said power, haven started from the South to Central and North has made the South to be waiting for sixteen year hence.

“What works for us in Cross River State is rotation of power because, democracy everywhere in the world is the same but different in practice.

“Power is coming to the South, all of those who are decieving themselves will stand down. Anyone who refuses to stand down, natural Justice will take its cause”.

Buttressing Nkong said, “It is the turn of the South, we will stake our lives, we will contribute our resources, we will do everything possible to give them support for power to return”.

Journalists at the parley.

Akpabuyo Legislative Council Leader, Hon. Ekong Oqua who was present at the parley eulogized the effort of the group.

He said, “There is need for the South to do everything humanly possible to sustain the culture and everything within it’s power to prevent an alteration, which is what members of the group are standing for”.

Also speaking, a member from the Central Elemi Eja revealed that the Central Senatorial District of the State is still contemplating to throw in their hat and wrestle with the South.

”I am talking about the Central and you know I am from the Central, Central are agitating to come back for their own selfish interest, no amount of talking will afford us victory,” he said.


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