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BEN AYADE

Cross River: 2019 And Misadventure In Gov Ayade’s Desperation

Shortly before Ayade’s Supreme Court judgment, I was on a short visit to Calabar when my Archbishop asked that I represent him during the opening of an ultra-modern diagnostic centre built by General Ukpo, the brother of emeritus Archbishop Joseph Edra Ukpo. General Abdulsalami Abubakar was special guest, Governor Ayade was host, Donald Duke was present, as well as the Ndidem of the Quas and other prominent citizens. As I opened a psalm and asked everyone to repeat the responsorial, something told me right there that God had…

Ayade’s N1.3Trn Budget, LG Poll: IPAC Calls On Governor To Resign

The Inter-Party Advisory Council (IPAC), Cross River State Chapter, has called on Governor Ben Ayade to resign over the state’s N1.3 trillion budget of 2018 as well as for not holding local government elections for almost two years. IPAC, at a world press conference in Abuja on Wednesday attended by over 20 state chairmen and secretaries, described the budget as a ‘Budget of Kinetic Caricature’ which should be withdrawn for a new realistic and achievable estimates for 2018. “We hereby advice the Cross River State…

Ambode Presents Record N1trn Budget For 2018

Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode, has presented a total of N1.046 trillion as 2018 budget before the state house of assembly. The budget tagged ‘Budget of Progress and Development’, was submitted to the lawmakers on Monday at the assembly complex in Alausa, Lagos. The sum is N254 billion less than Cross Rivers’ 2018 budget. Recall that Governor Ben Ayade had on November 30 presented a N1.3 trillion budget for the 2018 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for approval.

I Have What It Takes To Lead PDP – Dokpesi

Founder of Daar Communications, Chief Raymond Dokpesi, on Monday said he had capacity to lead the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as its next national chairman. Dokpesi stated this when he visited Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River in Government House, Calabar, during his campaign tour to the state. He said that he believed he had experience, capability and connection to reposition the party to its position before the 2015 general elections. “There are eight of us in the chairmanship race, six from the South- West and two…

History Or Foolishness? Ayade Presents N1.3 Trillion Budget For 2018

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State on Thursday presented a N1.3 trillion budget for the 2018 fiscal year to the State House of Assembly for approval. The governor, who presented the budget on Thursday in Calabar, said that the proposal was designed to add value to the socio-economic development and well-being of the people of the state. A breakdown of the budget dubbed: “Budget of Kinetic Crystallisation”, shows that 70 per cent of the budget is for capital expenditure while 30 percent is for recurrent…

Early Christmas In Cross River As Ayade Pays December Salaries

To forestall the strains occasioned by a hike in prices of commodities during Christmas, workers in Cross River State, have reasons to smile as the State governor, Prof. Ben Ayade on Thursday, November 30, commenced the payment of December salaries for the state's workforce. This is not the first time the Professor Ben Ayade- led administration in the state is paying salaries ahead of time. A statement issued in Calabar on Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Media, Mr. Christian Ita, stated that…