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Guber Aspirant, Eyo Ekpo Accuse Ayade Of Blind Governance

By Comfort Ekun: Cross River Daily News reports that former Attorney General of Cross River State and governorship aspirant, Barr. Eyo Ekpo has accused the current state government under the care of Sen. Ben Ayade of lacking the vision, as well as capacity and patience to lead effectively. Barr. Ekpo stated this recently in Calabar at the inauguration of the Social ...

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OPINION: Mass Recruitment Of Appointees And Ayade’s Wasteful Government

One of the things Nigeria’s governors are famous for in recent times, is appointing hundreds of aides once elected into office. This is for them a means of creating employment and spreading patronage across their respective states. Ben Ayade, however, has taken this to a new level. Where other governors appoint ‘only’ a few hundred aides, he has employed over ...

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OPINION: The Puppet Governor Of The People’s Paradise

The moniker of “co-governor” within our well-defined political spectrum is an amusing one, but the people of Cross River State are all too familiar with such a nickname and the accoutrements. Enter Dr. Frank Ayade: younger brother of the current governor of Cross River State, Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade. That the younger Ayade wields considerable influence in Cross River state ...

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