Cross River State governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has pledged to work harder in his second term in office in a bid to ensure total transformation of the socio-economic landscape of the state.
Speaking at the pre-inaugural thanksgiving service held at St. Charles’ Lwanga Catholic Church in Calabar, Ayade who was full of praise to God for a successful end of first tenure reiterated his commitment to banish poverty in the state.
He said, “I committed myself by expanding government to ensure that at least a member of each family was represented in my government to earn salary. I kept faith in spite of daunting challenges. It was not by my might nor my power but God saw me through, which is why we have come to return all glory to God almighty. We are also here to thank the Almighty because in anticipation that He will see me through in the next four years.”
While pledging his unwavering commitment to the welfare of the people, he assured that his “commitment to the people of…