State based business, politician and hospitality industry investor, Chief Austin Akan, has congratulated the governor of Cross River State, Sir Ben Ayade on his Victory at the election tribunal, Thursday.
In a congratulatory message titled, “A Victory Well Deserved”, and dated September 12, 2019, Chief Akan, maintained that Sir Ben Ayade’s Victory at the election tribunal reasserted the reality that the people of Cross River State actually gave the governor the mandate.through their overwhelming votes during the last election to lead them for the second term.
Chief Akan said that he is not surprised that the tribunal reaffirmed the governor’s Victory and mandate which the people of the state gave him and maintained that the victory of Ayade was victory for the entire Cross Riverians and other Nigerians resident in the state.
He reasoned that the victory will provide the governor the opportunity to continue with the good work he has already started since 2015.
Chief Akan therefore called on the people in the other side of the divide to come together and support Sir Ayade to build a United and prosperous state where there will be greater opportunities for all, while urging the governor to see his victory as a Divine call to duty to put up his all and all for the development of Cross River State.