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C’River Legislators Gift N54m To Constituents For Easter Celebration

As part of the Easter celebration, five legislators representing the Cross River Northern Senatorial District have doled out N54 million to constituents.

Sen Jarigbe Agom on Saturday announced the whooping sum of N54m to assist party faithfuls celebrate Easter.

He made the announcement during a Stakeholder’s meeting held in Ogoja LGA, also as an activity to mark their victory at the 2023 general election.

At the meeting Sen Agom had said that he and his colleagues in the House of Representatives and State House of Assembly, have put together N54m for their supporters.

Cross section of PDP faithful at the Stakeholders meeting during Easter Celebration in Ogoja

“N1m for each ward for the Easter celebration,” said the Senator.

“The money is meant for party supporters, please take it back to the ward and hold your ward meetings and share it to the various units.”

“For those who attend this meeting, use N100,000.00 only for your logistics.”

“Any leader who share the money here will be sanction,” he warned.

For instance, the meeting was a moment of celebration for stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), in Northern Senatorial District.

Meanwhile, the stakeholders have in the meeting unanimously thanked party faithful for their supports.

“You voted for service, you were not voting for siren and so I owe you nothing but the service you voted for,” Sen Jarigbe.

Also, ” I can only thank you by reciprocating through action and not words.”

Moreover, “I will continue to do what I need to do to ensure that you feel my representation,” he added.

Additionally, the members representing Obudu/Bekwarra/Obanliku, Ogoja/Yala in the house of representatives and those in the 10th Cross River State House of Assembly, have expressed satisfaction over the meeting.

PDP Stakeholder at the meeting for Easter Celebration in Ogoja

Furthermore, the stakeholders and members elected under the PDP, including Hon. Charles Omang Esq, Hon. Pius Ashakia and Hon. Martins Achadu PhD, took turn to commend the stakeholders for their support.

They pledged to support their leader, Sen Jarigbe Agom, to provide the dividends of democracy to their constituents.

Meanwhile, the former Secretary to the Cross River State government, Mr Mike Aniah Esq, advised the party against imposition of candidates as the party prepares for congresses.

“Let me use this medium to invite you all to join our leader, Sen Jarigbe Agom in thanksgiving, for the many things God has used him to do for us,” Chairman of PDP, Cross River State Chapter, Mr Venatius Ikem, extended invitation.

He acknowledged an unprecedented attendance in the meeting and promised they will continue to build on what they have already began.

Mr Ikem said “God has used Sen Jarigbe Agom, to clean the mess the former Ben Ayade created for the Northern Senatorial District,” Truth Live News gathered.

In addition, he used the opportunity to announce the instructions of the PDP NEC over ward and chapter committee members to function in acting capacity following the expiration of their tenure, pending the conduct of congresses.

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