The Cross River State House of Assembly on Tuesday named the Peoples Democratic Party, (PDP) candidate for the Obubra/Etung Federal Constituency and the serving member representing Obubra I State Constituency, Rt. Hon. Dr Okpechi Friday Gabriel as the Deputy Minority Leader.
The Speaker, Rt. Hon. Eteng Williams made the announcement on Tuesday, 28th June, 2022 during its first plenary session after the House embarked on vacation following a defection court judgment.
Okpechi who was present as the Cross River House Assembly resumes its plenary after a prolonged Court battle between the APC and the PDP, accepted the position and also called on the Cross River State Government to intervene in the communal crisis between the Nko and Oyadama communities.
Among those nominated include; Rt. Hon. Frederick Okpa Osim (Minority Leader), member Ikom 1 representative, Rt. Hon. Dr Okpechi Friday Gabriel (Deputy Minority Leader), member Obubra 1 State representative, Rt. Hon. Efa Nyong Esua (Minority Whip), member Calabar Municipality representative, Rt. Hon. Itam Abang (Deputy Minority Whip).
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