Friday, 9 August 2019

CNNP C’River pledges to support Frankland Briyai’s guber ambition, says he is an outstanding leader

Ukorebi Esien 9th August 2019

The Chairman, Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP in Cross River state, Mr. Sunday Michael has described the outgone Resident Electoral Commissioner of INEC, Cross River State Dr. Frankland Briyai as an outstanding leader.

Michael made this position known Thursday during the send forth party organized by staff of the INEC in Calabar on behalf of Dr. Frankland, who announced his resignation from INEC to answer the call of his people to serve them as governor of Bayelsa state.

Michael noted that Dr. Frankland was the only REC who was able to carry all political parties in the state along during the elections, he stated that it is only in Cross River state that only one political party contested the outcome of the elections in court, this, he said is a result of Frankland’s transparent and pragmatic leadership style.

Mr. Sunday Michael who was also the gubernatorial candidate of Independent Democrats, ID, in the recently concluded general election said that the CNPP in Cross River state will support Dr. Frankland’s gubernatorial ambition with the printing of his campaign posters. Michael noted that, the gesture will send a message to Bayelsans that if non Bayelsans are supporting Frankland’s ambition, then they need to rally round their son and ensure he wins the election.
Mr. Sunday Michael, Chairman, CNPP, C'River Satet

Earlier, Dr. Frankland Briyai had announced his resignation from INEC to newsmen in Calabar stating that having critically reasoned and consulted wide, he decided to yield to the call by his people to run for the governorship seat of Bayelsa sate under the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC.

The send forth party which was well attended by staff of the commission across the 18 Local Government Area of the state had staff singing praises of Briyai’s good works in the commission amidst tears.