Sunday, 22 August 2021

Calabar South Local Government Chairman bags award

The Chairman of Calabar South Local Government Area, Hon Esther Bassey has been awarded with the outstanding security personality ward 2020/2021 by the International Institute of professional Security IIPS.

The award was presented to the Chairman during its 14th International security conference and awards held in Abuja with the theme; The business in terrorism.

Presenting the award, the Director General of the Institute, Barr Tony Ofoyetan said the award was in recognition of her effort in the fight against insecurity within her Local Government since she came on board.

According to the DG, the International Institute of professional Security (IIPS) has closely monitored the spate of crime in Calabar South since the Council boss took over and are glad about the success story she has recorded so far hence, the award.

In an interview with the awardee, Hon Esther Bassey, dedicated her award to God the executive Governor of Cross River State, Senator Ben Ayade as without them,such recognition and honour would not have been possible.

The council boss who is popularly called 'Queen of the South' also commended the good people of Calabar South for the love and cooperation they have showed her since she assumed office adding that she is committed to leaving Calabar South better than she met it.