By Our Reporter
Amb. Nkoyo Toyo has said that Cross River State will get better if competency is embraced in governance. The governorship aspirant revealed this While speaking to members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP Etung LGA chapter.
According to Amb. Toyo, Cross River State needs reformation and that can only be brought about by a competent person, a tecnocrat and not just a politician who does not understand governance.
She said, “We are coming to run a government that works, we are coming to run a government that is productive, we are coming to run a government that answers the problems of our state. We need to be able to solve the problems of the state.”
“It is not every politician that can be a technocrat, but there are politicians that can be politicians and technocrat.” She added.
Reacting, a leader of the party in the local government, Hon Nelson Eba lauded Amb. Toyo for her intelligence, stating that they at home are happy to have her in the governorship race.
“Madam, we thank you very much for that wisdom the Lord has given to you to address us in a very motherly manner. Teaching us what we are about to expect and that we are supposed to rely on one hand, but should go with two hands.
“Actually in life, if you are doing anything, you must not go with one formula. You must use formulas A and B”
He also assured her of the support of the people of Etung local Government Area.
“We are at home because this is the first woman that has come to talk to us because. We were feeling there was no woman in this thing? We assure you that even though we have our son, we will also have a second thought. Just be rest assured that Etung people are behind you.” He said.
Also speaking, the woman leader of Peoples Democratic Party PDP, Etung Chapter Hon Theresa Ebon applauded Amb. Nkoyo Toyo for her resilience and competence, adding that she is an inspiration to the womenfolk.
“Our mother, her excellency Amb. Nkoyo Toyo you are welcome, I get over-excited when you came because I have known you before this time. I draw my inspiration from women like you who encouraged us as women to always say we can.
“We pray God to strengthen you in this pursuit and help you get there” She added.
Amb. Nkoyo Toyo has continued to tour the entire state, seeking for support to realize her intention to govern the state come 2023.