Behold the first female leader of Calabar Municipality Council Legislative arm. Her name is Hon. Princess Essienanwan Eso Archibong, the daughter of Obutong clan head in Calabar Municipality.
She is the councillor representing Calabar municipality ward 5 and has made history as the first ever female to be elected to pilot the council’s legislative affairs as Leader .
Her vision in office includes amongst other things the pursuit of gender rights and equity by encouraging and ensuring that relevant legislations are made to protect and increase women’s rights and opportunities in politics , education and industry within Calabar Municipality.
She is equally interested in the pursuit and support of relevant laws and policies that would help to actualize the State’s ” clean and green environmental policy” within her area of jurisdiction. Lastly, to ensure that there is a well formulated action plan for improved primary health care services to her people and the return of Bursary payments to support indigenes in acquiring functional tertiary education as it used to be.