Governorship candidates in Cross River State have interfaced with the members of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ , as part of activities to mark this year’s media week which started Monday.
The media Interface is tagged “Governance Under Your Watch” and four political parties participated in the parley.
The participants includes Prof. Sandy Onor of the Peoples Democratic party, Patriarch Ogar Osim of the Labour Party, Peter Odey (Deputy Governorship candidate) of the ruling All Progressives Congress and the Peoples Redemption Party’s, PRP, pst Usani Uguru Usani.
Speaking on his agenda for Cross River, Prof. Sandy Onor said Cross River State was in a place we cannot be proud of and he understands the problem the state faces from multiple perspectives.
He said what the state needs to move forward was to bring the right persons into governance and he embodied all the qualities the next leader of the state needs.
His words :”Our state is in a place we cannot say we are proud of, enough of the murmuring from behind and then pretending all is well.
“Our streets are all filled up with filth and our problems are obvious even to the blind.
“We do not need policy statements, there are enough policy statements already and having served as Commissioner I understand the problem of the state from multiple perspectives.