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CRS 2023: Boki People Convene En Masse To Support Sen. Gershom Bassey.


crowd welcoming Senator Gershom Bassey

It was clement weather and colourful day, on Tuesday, 11th of January, 2022, in Okundi, Boki local government area, as men, women, and youths of Boki and its environs trooped out en masse to welcome the Governorship hopeful of Cross River State, Distinguished Senator Gershom Bassey.

The women groups in Boki who also rallied around the aspirant and his entourage declared that the women of Boki have taken a stand ab initio to support  Gershom as Governor of Cross River State come 2023.

The Chief Priest of Wambuneh Support Organisation, Mr. Asu Abang said they are ready to support the candidature of Sen. Bassey who is popularly known as "The Eagle" to become the Governor of Cross River State and appealed for inclusiveness in the project of the distinguished Senator as Wambuneh has a lot of projects and delectable offers for the "landing Eagle".

Speaking at the event, a former Attorney General of Cross River State who is the incumbent Chairman of Nigerian Bar Association, Cross River State and a founding member of PDP, Barr. Attah Ochinke, stated unequivocally that zoning simply means turn by turn, and that nobody should be misled or beguiled as PDP recognizes zoning.

The Honorable Member representing Yakurr 1 Constituency, Hon. Nelson Ofem reiterated that leadership is a foundation for every finesse and Sen. Gershom Bassey has been part of the administration that brought Cross River State to her limelight and still has a blueprint that is best for the development of Cross River as he intends to redeem and redirect Cross River State.

Senator Gershom Bassey

However, the state chairman of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Comr. Daniel Obo declared that the support of the youths for Sen. Gershom can not be overemphasized and he further urged the youths to be part of planting an administration that is youth inclusive and result-oriented.

Dr. Itam Abang, the Member representing Boki 1 state Constituency, and a diehard PDP stalwart addressed the  Senator as a man with consummate administrative experience who will give the Boki people in the rural areas the opportunity to utilize their natural resources that will bring socio-economic development to the state.

Reading the Achievements of Gershom at the Senate, he is said to have sponsored, twenty impactful bills to favor Cross Riverians and the entire country.

Sen. Gershom, while addressing the people of Boki said PDP is a party of hard-working people and the party from inception has been committed to working for the citizens of Cross River State and that he has come to celebrate Christmas and new year with the Boki people.

Gershom said he has also come to consult the Boki people for his Governorship ambition as 2023 would be a turning point for the people of Cross River State and stressed the need for the Boki people to choose the right leadership by voting PDP and a candidate that would bring infrastructural development and is human resourceful. He called for their support towards his gubernatorial ambition come 2023. According to him, he needs to win the gubernatorial seat to restructure Cross River State with astute developmental Projects that are befitting of the State.

He thanked them for their warm reception and promised that when voted into power as Governor, his government will always remember Boki as an integral part of the State that is filled with vibrant youths, men, and women, coupled with a pristine rain forest in Africa.

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