Governor Bassey Otu
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Governor Otu Presents Staff Of Office, Certificates To Akamkpa, Ikom And Obudu Paramount Rulers

By Sylvia Akpan and Godwin Otang Cross River Governor, Senator Bassey Otu on Saturday issued staff of office and certificates to the newly elected Paramount Rulers of Akamkpa, Ikom, and Obudu Local Government Areas in the State while promising better welfare for monarchs. The trio were elected on different dates between September and November, following

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As Road Repairs Progress, Giant Pothole, Others Which Defied Ayade’s Tenure Stare At Otu

By Ushang Ewa A pothole along Yellow Duke Street which defied two interventions during the administration of Governor Ben Ayade currently stares the Bassey Otu’s administration while repairs of roads ahead of the yuletide progress in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The rehabilitation of some sections of roads in the Calabar metropolis commenced a

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Bickering, Discordant Tunes In Cross River After Persons With Disability Protest Over Diversion Of Palliatives

“Persons with disabilities in Cross River State deserve fair and equal access to the support that has been allocated for them, and we look to your leadership to ensure that their rights are upheld

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What Governor Bassey Otu Said While Presenting 2024 Budget

We have prioritised a higher capital expenditure over recurrent expenditure in our public expenditure structure. As a deliberate principle, we have maintained a higher capital–recurrent expenditure of 61.6% to 38.4%. This not only emphasizes the importance of structural development but also a demonstration of the State’s commitment to the provision of the much-needed infrastructural facilities

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BREAKING: Governor Bassey Otu Presents 250 Billion 2024 ‘People’s First’ Budget To Assembly

The State Government will protect the forest canopy and biodiversity from illegal exploitation and degradation. It will also renovate and establish new green areas, enforce environmental sanitation exercises, and embark on erosion control projects, waste management, and sanitation programs.

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Nigerian Senators Describe Calabar – Itu Highway As ‘Something Else’ As Governor Otu Seeks More Support

The Chairperson of the Senate ad-hoc committee on the East–West Road project has described the Calabar – Oron axis, which is the fifth segment, as “something else” after his committee traveled via the route into Calabar to meet with Cross River Governor, Senator Bassey Otu on Tuesday.  Mr. Ningi who represents Bauchi Central Senatorial district

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Sheath Your Sword And ‘Jettison Any Further Appeals’ – Governor Otu Tells Sandy, As Court Affirms Him 

By Sylvia Akpan, Government House Correspondent Following the Election Petition Tribunal affirming the victory of Governor Bassey Otu, he has prayed his petitioner and opponent in the March 18 2023 polls – Senator Sandy Onor to accept defeat. The Election Petition Tribunal led by Justice Oken Inneh dismissed all the reliefs sought by the petitioners

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An Open Letter To Governor Bassey Otu BY ARIBIAH DAVID

Dear Governor Otu, My name is Aribiah David Attoe. Congratulations on your recent victory and assumption of office as Cross River State Governor. I will not bore you with sycophantic rants – whether your assumption of office is well-deserved would largely depend on what you do for Cross River State in the coming years. I

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