Senator Owan Enoh also spoke to journalists about the state APC ward congresses that ended in fiasco, accusing the panel sent to conduct the congresses of coming to do a hatchet job.
On Wednesday, April 25, Senator Magnus Abe broke the ice on his ambition to govern Rivers State. same day, TNN met the Sampson Ngerebara, the man on the driving seat at the Free Rivers Development Initiative, the group believed to have been set up by the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi to spearhead campaigns for the APC, ahead of the 2019 elections. Ngerebara, a former commissioner in the state, spoke on Abe's ambition, Amaechi's stance on the zoning of the governorship seat, as well as the way the state governor is running the state.
Cross River APC stalwart, Chief Maurice Dominic Effiwat, is a retired permanent secretary who worked with the state government for 35 years. During his days in the secondary school, he was an outstanding athlete who represented St Patrick's College, Calabar. He played basketball for the school and for the state. He was part of the team that emerged as state champions in 1978. The team represented Cross River in the National School Sports Federation competition in 1978 in Calabar and Cross River State came first. As reward for the victory, he got automatic employment in 1979 as a clerk in the sports council. He went to university on study leave and after graduating, he was promoted to the position of assistant stadium supervisor. He spoke with DAVID ODEY, our correspondent in Calabar, on issues that affect APC, zoning and also did a scathing assessment of Ayade's three years in the saddle