The governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade has congratulated Prince Goddy Jeddy Agba on his nomination by Buhari and screening as Minister by the senate
In a statement released by Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Mr. Christian Ita on Saturday.
Ayade described Agba’s nomination as a big plus for the state, but warned not to neglect the state but should make the interest of the state to be paramount despite political leanings.
His statement reads: “I heartily congratulate my brother and friend, Prince Goddy Jeddy Agba, on his nomination as Minister,” the statement added.
“It is a fitting nomination and a big plus for Cross River considering Jeddy’s track record of service to Nigeria.
“And I have no doubt that he will bring his wealth of experience to bear on any ministry he is eventually assigned to”, the governor said.
The Governor expressed optimism that Agba will make Cross Riverians proud as a Minister.
He promised to give him the much needed support to succeed also called for all to close ranks across party divides.
“The interest of Cross River comes first. Let us therefore, rise above party and ethnic affiliations to give one of own, our son, the necessary support he needs to succeed as minister.” The governor added.