By Sylvia Akpan, Government House Correspondent
The Executive Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Bassey Otu has applauded President Bola Tinubu on the nomination of two Cross Riverians – Dr. Betta Edu and Senator Owan Enoh as Ministers, saying “the nation will be proud of them”.
The Governor who took to his social media handle, said he has no doubt that the nation will be proud of them as Ministers as the duo have distinguished themselves in public service.
He said the decision of the President to nominate two from Cross River shows that he “means well for Cross River State and Nigeria; we will be better as a nation under his watch.”
It reads: “I congratulate the nomination of my dear brother, distinguished Senator John Owan Enoh-JOE, and Dr. Betta Edu on their appointment as ministerial nominees from our State. Looking at their track record at different times, I have no doubt that the nation will be proud of them as Ministers.
“These are very capable hands who have, at different times, distinguished themselves in public service and I am deeply convinced that they will exceed the expectation of Mr. President and that of Nigerians in terms of excellent delivery in whatever portfolio they will be assigned to.
“I also salute the courage of Mr. President as well as his wisdom in nominating two of our very brilliant son and daughter to serve in his cabinet. I have no doubt that President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu means well for Cross River State and Nigeria, we will be better as a nation under his watch.”