AYADE DECAMPS TO APC

Governor of Cross Rivers State, Sir Benedict Ayade, has officially joined the All Progressives Congress, APC Writing of his verified social media handles, the Cross Rivers Governor said: This morning, I formally joined the All Progressives Congress. This decision was borne out of the need to bring Cross River State in sync with the policies and programs of the Federal Government. I believe that if … Continue reading AYADE DECAMPS TO APC

PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM’LL SOON RESOLVE CROSS RIVER PARTY CRISIS – Tambuwal

The People’s Democratic Party Governors Forum (PDP-GF) Wednesday touched base at Calabar, Cross River to rub minds on some issues bordering on the party’s unity in the South-South state. Gov. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State led his Delta and Enugu states counterparts, Sen. Ifeanyi Okowa and Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi during the visit to their host, Prof. Ben Ayade. After about two hours meeting inside … Continue reading PDP GOVERNORS’ FORUM’LL SOON RESOLVE CROSS RIVER PARTY CRISIS – Tambuwal

MARITIME GIANTS, ANTWERP PORT INTERNATIONAL TAKES OVER BAKASSI DEEP SEAPORT PROJECT

The dream of actualizing the Bakassi Deep Seaport project is gradually becoming a reality with the announcement of its takeover by maritime giant, Antwerp Ports International of Belgium. Breaking the news of the takeover during a boat ride to the site of the deep seaport with the representatives and port Director, of Antwerp Ports International, Mr. Stefan Cassimon, Governor Ayade said the essence of the … Continue reading MARITIME GIANTS, ANTWERP PORT INTERNATIONAL TAKES OVER BAKASSI DEEP SEAPORT PROJECT

GOV AYADE RESETTLES DISPLACED PERSONS IN BAKASSI

Earlier today we handed over a housing estate to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Bakassi Local Government Area My first tears for the people of Bakassi was when I was a senator on the floor of the Nigerian Senate which prompted me to push for a bill which went through second reading and fourth for the establishment of social housing and provision of housing as … Continue reading GOV AYADE RESETTLES DISPLACED PERSONS IN BAKASSI

Covid-19: AYADE LIFTS BAN ON CHURCHES, MOSQUES

By Ani Michael The governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade has lifted ban on religious worship in the state. The statement signed by the Christian Ita, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Governor directed churches and mosques in the state to commence their services starting from Sunday May 24. “His Excellency, Sir Ben Ayade KSJI, the Governor of Cross River State, is very … Continue reading Covid-19: AYADE LIFTS BAN ON CHURCHES, MOSQUES

Covid-19: GOV AYADE ORDERS RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP IN CROSS RIVER CHURCHES, MOSQUES; WEARING OF NOSE MASK STILL COMPULSORY

Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade, has ordered the resumption of public worship in Churches and Mosques in the state. This order was contained in a statement signed by Christian Ita, Special Adviser, Media and Publicity to Governor and issued on May 20, 2020, which further disclosed that the use of nose mask is compulsory for all worshipers, while Churches and Mosques should provide buckets … Continue reading Covid-19: GOV AYADE ORDERS RESUMPTION OF PUBLIC WORSHIP IN CROSS RIVER CHURCHES, MOSQUES; WEARING OF NOSE MASK STILL COMPULSORY

AYADE INAUGURATES ANTI-TAX AGENCY, SAYS IT’S INJUSTICE TO TAX POOR, LOW INCOME EARNERS

As part of COVID-19 palliatives and in furtherance of the State tax exemption law, the Cross River state governor Sir Ben Ayade Wednesday, 20th May, 2020, inaugurated the anti-tax Agency with a charge to ensure that small scale businesses and peasant farmers enjoy tax holiday, even as he insisted that the poor must be protected. The governor frowned at the activities of illegal tax consultants … Continue reading AYADE INAUGURATES ANTI-TAX AGENCY, SAYS IT’S INJUSTICE TO TAX POOR, LOW INCOME EARNERS