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PDP Governors’ Forum will soon resolve Cross River party crisis – Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has said that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) would resolve all crises among its members in Cross River State.

Tambuwal made the pledge when he led his Delta and Enugu states’ counterparts, Ifeanyi Okowa and Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi during the visit to their host, Ben Ayade.

The governors were in Calabar to rub minds on some issues bordering on the party’s unity in the South-South state.

After about two hours meeting inside Government House, Calabar, Governor Tambuwal, who is also the Chairman of the PDP-Governors’ Forum, told journalists that the meeting “was a fruitful, peaceful and productive engagement with the stakeholders of Cross River.”

“We’re here on the mandate of the PDP-GF which was sanctioned by the National Working Committee (NWC) to come and engage with our dear brother and colleague, Prof. Ben Ayade, the governor of Cross River State and the stakeholders of our party here in Cross River on the issues of the Congresses held here in the state that became contentious.

“We’ve engaged with (them) and the feelers we have is that by the grace of God we’ll soon resolve these issues and the party will bounce back as one.

“There were lots of concerns about how the Congresses went and everyone of us is interested that we restore normalcy to ensure that the family is brought back together and work together for the common interest of Cross River State,” the governor said.

He also said he would take the report of the meeting to the Governors’ Forum and the NWC for examination, deliberation and action.

The three visiting governors were led by Prof. Ayade to the state Industrial Park comprising a frozen chicken line (aka Calachika), Cross River State Instant Noodles, branded KISIMIE Instant Noodles, complex and the feed mill.

They all expressed delight with the performance of their host who despite economic crunch has done excellently, particularly in job creation and diversification of the economy of the state.

 

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