By Our Reporter
Chief Victor Ekpo, a frontline senatorial aspirant for southern senatorial district of Cross River State, today visited the State executive committee of the All Progressives Congess at the party Secretariat in Calabar.
During the visit, Chief Ekpo who is Managing Director of the State owned Water Board company, promised to lobby at all level, with the aim of bringing democratic dividends to the people of the region if elected.
He spoke with journalists in Calabar soon after consulting with the party leadership. Maintaining that his transformation agenda wo focus on agriculture, education and empowerment.
The aspirant who promised to revisit the issue of Bakassi resettlement said.
“I will look into the people of Bakassi settlement and other things. I will also come up with a bill that will promote agriculture, education and empowerment of our people. We will be having town hall meetings quarterly so that I can listen to my people and then take it to the senate.
“We have been having issues of the three senators working against the executive in Cross River State and that delayed development and progress in the state; instead of the senator we have in the South to see how he can listen to the plights of the people, the senator is busy fighting the executive – the government. So I want to occupy the seat so I can work closely with the executive”
Chief Ekpo who is so far the only senatorial aspirant in the region from the APC had earlier, made his declaration known at his native Akpab Okoyong, Odukpani LGA.