2023: GROUP DEMANDS ADHERENCE TO ZONING AGREEMENT FOR CROSS RIVER GOVERNORSHIP POST

GROUP DEMANDS ADHERENCE TO ZONING AGREEMENT FOR CROSS RIVER GOVERNORSHIP POST
A pressure group, Cross River Southern Senatorial District Assembly has warned that the zone will not compromise in its demand for strict agreement to the zoning formula that has seen other sections of the state produce governors except its District.
In a press statement released today and signed by the Chief of Party of the Assembly, John Offiong, the group reveals that they were not ready for anything less than the governorship post come 2023. This is because, according to them, they had supported the Northern as well as Central Senatorial Districts when it was their turns to produce the respective governors of the state.
According to the Assembly, ‘every Senatorial District has benefited from this rotational politics we practice in Cross River, it is therefore only logical, equitable and fair to continue with the zoning board formula as it has not, in any way destroyed the peaceful coexistence we enjoy neither has it affected us negatively as a people. Rather, it has brought unity and understanding amongst us’. Going further, the group states that the state already has enough challenges and that it would not augur well of new problem is added just for the sake. of personal ambitions.
The Southern Senatorial District Assembly therefore enjoined the zone to also produce credible candidates as it would be unfair for them to sacrifice competency for zoning