Thursday, 4 June 2020

C'River LG Polls: Emmanuel Bassey of Akpabuyo emerges Chairman of Chairmen


As tradition demands, the newly elected local government council chairmen from the 18 local government areas of Cross River State met and elected leaders amongst them.

The meeting which held at the conference room of the ministry of local government affairs in Calabar saw Hon Emmanuel Bassey of Akpabuyo LGA emerged chairman of Chairmen, Hon. Emmanuel Ishabor of Ogoja LGA as Secretary while Ofem obeten Ebri of Yakur LGA emerged as Treasurer.

Speaking during the meeting, the Commissioner for Local Government Affairs, Hon. Mrs. Stella Oreme Odey congratulated the newly elected council chairmen, she tasked them on effective representation and gave them assurances of her ministry's cooperation in assisting them to achieve success during their tenure.

The new 'chair of chair', Honourable Emmanuel O. Bassey of Akpabuyo LGA promised to defend the interest of the people in the discharge of his additional role.