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Bakassi Deep Seaport : Mike Etaba Commends Ayade for huge achievement, praises Buhari for approval

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•Bakassi Deep Seaport : Mike Etaba Commends Ayade for huge achievement, praises Buhari for approval•

The member representing Obubra/Etung Federal Constituency in the House Of Representatives and the House Committee Chairman on Legislative, Budget and Research, Rt. Hon. Mike Etaba has commended the Cross River State Governor, Sir Ben Ayade’s effort on the actualisation of the Bakassi Deep Seaport.

Etaba who also praises President Muhammadu Buhari for his official and timely approval for the dredging of the Bakassi Deep Seaport, thanked the Governor for his tireless efforts and call for all Cross Riverians to give the Governor the necessary support he needed so as to enable him complete the two major signatory projects, which is the Bakassi Deep Seaport and the Super Highway.

In a statement issued by Mike Etaba in Abuja, said the Bakassi Deep Seaport if completed will help in boosting the state’s economic and the nation at large.

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“First I will thanked the Governor, Sir Ben Ayade for his relentless efforts toward revamping the state economic through his aggressive and bullish approach on industrialization, today Cross River State economy is considered as one of the fastest growing economy in the country”.

“Secondly, my overwhelming appreciation goes to President Buhari for his official and timely approval for the Bakassi Deep Seaport, and to the entire Cross River State National Assembly Members who saw the two projects as a task not only to the Governor, but to us all who wishes Cross Riverians well”.

Recalled that the Governor, Sir Ayade today paid a courtesy visit to the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He said that the Bakassi Deep Port, started by his administration, would be of immense economic benefit to the state and Nigeria in general.

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Ayade said that the Super Highway, which he initiated, would provide a link between the North and Bakassi Deep Sea Port and boost transportation of farm produce.

“Every one of you should thank President Muhammadu Buhari for me; thank the Transport Minister; thank the Managing Director of Nigeria Ports Authority; thank the permanent secretary, Ministry of Transport, thank the Minister of Finance for the approval of the Bakassi Deep Sea Port.

“We have got the official approval for the Bakassi Deep Sea Port Outline Business Case which means that the Nigerian government has now officially recognized the Bakassi Deep Sea Port and has given us the impetus to go for the full business case.

“The Bakassi Deep Sea Port is the only port in Nigeria that has an evacuation corridor; so you have a port in Bakassi with a six-lane super highway taking you direct to Northern Nigeria.

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“So, what Cross River State is trying to do is take the Atlantic Ocean closer to Northern Nigeria; the whole idea is that the Northern part of Nigeria particularly, the North-East and North-West cannot see the desired prosperity unless they get access to the deep sea port.

Conclusively, Mike Etaba urges all Cross Riverians to remain steadfast and continue to pray and support the “Ayade Industrialization Dream” as the only way to go.

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