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‘3 wise men’ can no longer control our destiny’ – Effiom



The triumvirate, specifically two former Governors of Cross River State, Donald Duke and Liyel Imoke in addition to a serving Senator, Gershom Bassey, who reportedly management the political future of Cross River State since 1999 can now not achieve this, in line with a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr.Edem Okokon Effiom.

Effiom,who can also be Commissioner for Rural Transformation within the state, additionally mentioned that the approaching of Governor Ben Ayade as an APC chief has redeemed the state from political slavery below the triumvirate.

In an interview with newsmen, Effion mentioned that Ayade has opened up a brand new vista into politics within the State, however that those that are used to the established order will at all times criticize him.

Noting that change is the one factor that’s fixed, he maintained that Ayade has proven that the state can truly embrace change.


“In occasions previous, we used to have the three clever males from 1999. They managed each our political socio financial destinies.

“As a individuals, we have now at all times relied on them for political instructions. However when Professor Ben Ayade got here on board, he mentioned we can’t put our political religion within the palms of some to find out our political instructions on a regular basis.

“He has taken us out of political slavery and made us to be politically independence”, he mentioned.

On the query not rotation of governorship in. 2023, Effiom mentioned “for pure justice, for fairness and equity we must always have a look at what unifies us and never what divides us as a individuals”.

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