The member representing Boki II State Constituency in the Cross River House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Hilary Bisong, has commended the Senator representing Cross River Southern Senatorial District, Gershom Bassey, for the ongoing rehabilitation of the Ekpugrinya-Okundi highway in Cross River State.
Bisong, who commended the National Assembly member for capturing the road in the National Budget, said that the maintenance will drive economic development in the area.
According to him, Sen. Bassey, who is the Chairman, Senate Committee on Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), had shown capacity in community development through road infrastructure.
“I want to specially thank Sen. Gershom Bassey for capturing the Ekpugrinya-Okundi highway in the National Budget on my request.
“I made a passionate appeal to him when I visited him in his office last year concerning the road and he assured me that the road will be captured for maintenance.
“Today, massive work is ongoing on that road and the good people of Boki are very happy with his kind gesture.
“Senator Bassey has shown enormous capacity and utmost desire for road infrastructure in the state,” he said.