On the surface all appears to be well, but a search reveals deep seated animosity that has suddenly polarized the PDP in Cross River State into North-South divide in the aftermath of the zoning of the governorship position to the Northern Senatorial District. A tug of war is raging silently between the two districts following the entrance of Chief Gershom Bassey, from the south, into the race despite his endorsement late last year of the decision by an enlarged caucus of the PDP in the state to zone the office to the North which is yet to produce a governor in the political history of the state.
When hopefully on June 2nd, 2015 the eight senate is inaugurated, Senator Godswill Akpabio would be the cynosure of many eyes. Three days before his inauguration, that is on May 29, 2015, Senator Akpabio would have handed over the governorship to his chosen successor and relocated to Abuja, having drawn the curtain on his eight […]
Perspective Funso Adeolu refocuses the debate the proposed zoning of the governorship in Abia State has generated The recent pronouncement by the Abia State Governor, Chief Theodore Orji, to the effect that he would support the Ukwa/Ngwa zone of the state to produce the next governor of the state is already generating ripples. The […]
BENIN—Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, weekend, commissioned the newly reconstructed 11 blocks of 33 classrooms and staff offices at Payne Primary School in Benin City and the Amedokhian- Ugboha Road traversing two local government areas in Edo Central, Edo State.