I AM HERE TO PROVIDE LEADERSHIP THAT IS SINCERE AND PASSIONATE- Sen. Owan
Eba Alobo Ish
The gubernatorial candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Cross River State, Sen. John Owan Enoh has declared that he is in the race to provide leadership that is sincere and passionate to the needs of the people.
Addressing a world press conference on new year day, the senator reinstated that “Cross River faces an unusual situation that requires an unusual response” adding that 2019 is about who can restore hope to the people of the state .
He appealed to party men and women that are aggrieved to shield their sword and forge a united front geared towards confronting the ruling party in the state adding that “2019 governorship election in Cross River is going to be a nonpartisan one as our people irrespective of party affiliations are yearning for change in leadership”.
The senator called on the present administration in the state led by Sen. Ben Ayade to allow opposition to thrive and give peace a chance by allowing his billboards to be mounted around calabar metropolis adding that he has already paid the required signage fees as requested by the agencies. He noted “This administration can’t stand completion and that is why they are stifling opposition. They can’t stand seeing my billboards”.
The gubernatorial candidate listed proposed projects his administration will embark on once given the mandate to include dualization of the Calabar-Ikom-Ogoja federal highway, building of three functional skills acquisition centres across the three senatorial districts geared towards confronting the issue of unemployment and youth restiveness, an international school of Tourism and hospitality to train those who will harness the potentials of the state in the tourism sector, making a case for a special status for Calabar just like Lagos as former federal capital territories in Nigeria among other projects captures in the economic blueprint presented to the public.
He added that the 2019 governorship election shall be a referendum on the future of the state while urging all to come together and salvage the state from the present collapse and maladministration saying “We must refuse to sell our PVCs to be warehoused by them”.