By Our Reporter
As congratulatory message continues to pour in over the victory of Governor Ben Ayade at the high court, a youth leader in Akwa Ikot village, Ekim Uyi, Odot in Odukpani local government area have joined many others to salute the governor, the APC family in Cross River State and Cross Riverians.
Mr. Ayi Inyang who is also a Special assistant to governor Ben Ayade said the victory is a direct message that the governor’s rise to power is divine.
In an interactive session with journalists, Mr. Inyang attributed the governor’s victory to the collective prayer of sincere Cross Riverians all over the world, because of his several developmental projects that touches directly on the lives of the people.
“the entire youths of Akwa Ikot Village, Ekim Uyi clan in Odot, Odukpani LGA, are excited over the court victory of our dear governor. The victory is a sign that God is with the governor and that his rise to power is divine. So therefore, nobody can touch or temper with the tenure of our governor, because God have spoken, the people have spoken and the court of the land have also spoken. So we the youths are saying that distractors should allow our governor to finish strong and by the grace of God, he will finish strong”
According to Mr. Inyang who described himself as a strong supporter and ward coordinator for Asuquo ‘SUkI’ Ekpenyong for 2023, “the governor has initiated many projects that touches directly on the lives of the people and as such should be allowed to concentrate”
Last thursday, a federal high court sitting in Abuja had dismissed a suit filled by the People’s Democratic Party, seeking to nullify the election of Ben Ayade over the governor’s defection from the PDP to the All Progressives Congress. The PDP had argued that the mandate was that of the PDP and not of the governor.