A former member representing Abi/Yakurr Federal ConstituencyRt. Hon Bassey Eko Ewa has declared that Senator Gershom Bassey is the best aspirant to emerge as the governor of Cross River state come 2023.
Ewa who is one of the leading Senatorial aspirants in the race for Central Senatorial district seat said this in Ugep at weekend during the donation ofmotorcycles to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ward Chairmen of the thirteen Council Wards of Yakurr Local Government Area.
He said “in politics a man whose words are true and he keeps to his promises should be supported at all times and Senator Gershom Bassey is that person” .revealing that “the magnanimity of Senator Gershom is innate” and the recent donation of a bus to Yakurr PDP Chapter and other numerous empowerment of the Yakurr people by Senator Gershom Bassey speaks volume.
A statement by the Senator Gershom Bassey Media quoted Ewa as saying that the 2023 governorship race “is the turn of the South to take the governorship and Senator Gershom Bassey, a man whose magnanimity spreads across the state and who has a profundity for good governance, is the best candidate to be supported and voted for in the forth coming elections”.
He stated that Bassey who is the Cross River caucus Chairman in the National Assembly “is set to restore the viability of the state and strengthen it’s economy and the people of Yakurr LGA will copiously benefit from such developmental strides”.
Ewa prayed for the beneficiaries of the motorcycles and asked God to bless and protect them as they use the motorcycles to earn a living and achieve great results in all activities they will engage in.
On his part, a foundation member of the PDP and former member representing Abi/Yakurr Federal ConstituencyChief Obeten Okorn
described Senator Gershom Bassey as a consistent, prudent, steadfast and victory oriented member of the PDP.
He reiterated that through Sen. Bassey, the party has recorded strategic victories and development.
He charged the PDP ward Chairmen and members of the party to avoid distractions that will impede the victory of the party in the forth coming elections.
He advised them to annihilate the politics of profanation and hatred on aspirants and fellow party faithful but rather be exemplary in their utterances, conducts and attitudes they portray as members of the PDP, Chief Obeten Okorn also extolled the virtues of Sen. Gershom Bassey for the donation of motorcycles to Yakurr PDP ward chairmen and thanked him for his benevolence to the Yakurr people.
He said the people of Yakurr believe so much in the Distinguished Senator and will support him to become Governor of Cross River State come 2023.
Presenting the motorcycles to the ward chairmen, the Chapter Chairman of PDP in Yakurr, Mr. Enang Omini Eyong expressed appreciation to Senator Bassey for the gifts, saying “Yakurr has benefited enormously from the large-hearted Senator Gershom Bassey and is always ready to welcome and support him at all times” .
Receiving their motorcycles, the ward Chairmen in their speeches, enumerated the numerous empowerment and gifts they have reviewed from Senator Bassey as they all promised to utilize the motorcycles appropriately, specifically in running the day to day activities of the party in their various wards. They also promised to support him in the forth coming governorship elections.