Senator Gershom Bassey’s Giant Strides In Cross River Southern Senatorial District, Let The Guilty Be Afraid!
With no vain political colouring, the bastion of democracy wheeling in the hand of our crowning glory-Senator Gershom Bassey is undeniably yielding fruition across fault lines that divides the Cross River State Southern Senatorial District.
Just yesterday night, I was with a friend in Calabar Municipal, location (undisclosed) she firmly confirmed and attested how Senator Gershom Bassey is changing the face of Calabar South Local Government with streets lights.
Her words: “Guy, you need to visit Calabar South at night to see things for yourself, the whole place is shining with solar system street lights”.
“She added, the problem we have with him is that, he (Gershom Bassey) is not good at social reached out.
I hope I’m not exaggerating, but I know that is her exact words.
Knowing what you are capable of doing and haven confirmed your leadership prowess, I wish to appeal that you should improve in the aspect of social reached out.
Unlike others, his shear approaches to good governance has made him warm his way into people’s heart, thereby making recognizable impacts acrosst various lengths and breadths of the Senatorial District.
To the weak, Gershom he became weak. To the poor, he became the poorest, all in a bit to be identified with them in their weaknesses and strengths. This, however, has made the Senator outstanding.
Beyond that, his exemplary dedication to course of delivering the dividend of good governance is the reason for new breaking grounds and picking up accolades and respect from far and near in Politics and governance.
A year and few months, Senator Gershom Bassey has made giant strides in tackling the most pressing challenges facing the Senatorial District by his number of motions and bills moved and sponsored at the National Assembly. He has proven to his Constituents who reposed confidence in him, that his stellar Leadership qualities, Wealth of experience, clarity of purpose, Love and the Support he got from the people and his Political associates have made the outstanding and remarkable performances possible.
Without doubt, He has done remarkably well in the areas of empowerment, skill acquisitions, employment and most especially his continual support to the widows.
To State the recent, mouth are bound to wag the frisson of excitement that rented the air following the display of native intelligence and astute political will of Senator Gershom Bassey in the ongoing installation of solar system street lights, which according to report made available to WeetalknaijaBlog, the street lights installation would cut across the six LGA’s that made up Southern Senatorial District.
These, among many widely publicised knee-jack decisions has been made to ensure that his people can walk freely, even at night.
One further proofs that Gershom Bassey is upbeat about the future of the youths, is his continues display of preparing his Constituents ahead of the challenges in our nation with skill acquisitions.
Just like the popular Africa Proverbs, “Do not feed a child with a fish, rather teach that child how to fish”. The above Proverbs defines who Gershom Bassey is.
From deference makes the difference. Difference in approach, in understanding that protests, at anytime, irrespective of the status of Protesters, are fabric of responsive democratic practices, Gershom Bassey wittily broke out of the supposed cabal-stitched straitjacket of power into a big, largely sown Suit by the society.
He refused to join the political tomfoolery staged against the EndSARS protesters despite being one of the most affected leaders.
No leader earns the rectitude and respect from his people if the needful has not been done. Ordinarily, he would have applied for security agencies to mount his Father’s residence, but he never did. This goes again to show his love for his people.
His method of writing history in terms of his milestones achievements along the part of Skill Acquisitions and Empowerment has received salvo of cheers among well-meaning residents of the Senatorial District.
Instead of engaging in self-adulating Politics like those non-credible, notorious purveyor of bad governance at the center, Gershom Bassey is busily harnessing both human and material resources in order to contribute his quota in strengthening State’s economy despite being a Lawmaker.
In my next article, I shall explicitly publish all Senator Gershom Bassey’s achievements.