Wednesday, 28 June, 2017

Osinbajo Speaks On The Ceding of Bakassi To Cameroon

Calabar Agog as School Children Jostle for Handshake With Osinbajo C/River industry hub one of the best in Africa ―Osinbajo
Arthur Frazier | 03 June, 2017, 07:25

Osinbajo, who was on a two-day official visit to Cross River State, said this, yesterday, during a courtesy call on the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V.

Our correspondent who was on the entourage of the Acting President reports that from the Margret Ekpo International Airport through IBB Way to the Palace of the Obong of Calabar, residents came out in their numbers to welcome Prof. Ben Ayade and his service to the people of Cross River State. We are greater together than apart.

Other members in the council are Mrs. Stella Okoli, CEO, Emzor Pharmaceuticals, Mr. Mukul Mathur, Country Head, Olam, Mr. Rahul Savara, MD, Chi Foods Nigeria, Dr. "Unity is absolutely important because God wants us to be united", Osinbajo said.

On May 19, it was delivered to acting President Osinbajo by Enang.

"When people speak of Nigeria and respect this country, it is because of the diversity; because of the strength in numbers".

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Ottawa is now reviewing defense procurements with the USA aerospace giant, Sajjan added, which include 18 Boeing Super Hornet jets.

The acting president later performed the ground-breaking ceremony of Cross River Rice City Project and inaugurated the Calabar Garment Factory, all situated inside the park.

He said that the federal government would support any genuine project by any state government for the benefit of the people.

"The Federal Government will certainly do more and engage more with the displaced in Bakassi".

According to him, the traditional institution had been the foundation of government.

He said the importance accorded to Nigeria by other nations of the world is chiefly for its diversity, adding that the Federal Government will continue to do everything to ensure the unity of the country.

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