May 29: 27 Commissioners submit handover notes in Cross River
Twenty-seven commissioners of the Cross River State Government have submitted their handover notes, end of tenure report and financial statements to the government.
The Commissioner for Information and Orientation, Mrs. Rosemary Effiom Archibong, confirmed this in a chat with DAILY POST in Calabar.
DAILY POST reports that the commissioners were among hundreds of Governor Ben Ayade’s political appointees in Cross River.
Archibong said, “In fact, we have handed over our prepared handing over notes to our permanent secretaries and waiting for what our boss, our benefactor, the man who found us fit to occupy these positions for three and the half years will say.
“We have worked assiduously well, sometimes against current, we all know the predicament of the state, and we know that we are operating under a difficult financial situation.”
The commissioner said that “because we have passion; we are absolutely committed and loyal to our principal. He has shown us that it was not about money but about passion.
“And not about possibility but make yourself available. We have demonstrated absolute commitment and loyalty to our principal, Gov Ben Ayade and to the people of Cross River, that manifested at the last election, we recorded very good pass marks.
“We do pray that the financial fortune of the state will improve so that government will achieve the kind of derivable they are set out to do,” she stated.