Socio- political group, Obubra 1 Voice has suggested PDP to zone the Ninth Cross River State House of Assembly Speakership to Obubra Local Government Area within the spirit of equity, justice and fairness.
Obubra 1 Voice, in a statement collectively signed by Engineer Steven Irek, Uncle Solomon and Chief Igewe mentioned it will likely be political incorrect to miss Obubra when different LGAs have a lot loved the dividends of democracy, leaving Obubra empty.
The group subsequently suggested Lawmakers-elect and stakeholders within the state to permit justice have it place.
The statement read
“Over the brewing State House of Assembly’s storm, the clouds of which menacingly transfer over the political panorama of our pricey State of Harmony, we the Obubra 1 Voice, in a bid to justifiably and rightly becalmed this storm, hereby referred to as for the place of Speaker of the Ninth Cross State House of Assembly be ceded to our pricey LGA. If not something, by advantage of equity and fairness.
“It is expedient we take cognizance of the truth that distribution of democracy dividends by the outgoing administrations are usually not beneficial to the people of Obubra as they have been completely missed, uncared for and relegated. One has to solely have a look at marginalisation and inappropriate negligence paid to Obubra regardless of their significance to the State.”
“We are also pertinently notifying all necessary stakeholders and the general public at large to also look at the incoming government and the people about to fill into the three strongest positions in the state. The Governor-Elect is from Obudu, Cross River North, his Deputy is from Biase, Cross River South, Deputy Speaker, South, SSG Boki, shouldn’t the Speaker, in all fairness and justice, be from Obubra? A question to which we all know the right and appropriate answer.” Mind you, Abi, Yakurr, Ikom have all had their share.
“We should, at this level, hand a historical past leaf to these claiming the un-claimable. Since 1999 until date, Obubra have by no means had it nicely in Cross River State politics.
“We subsequently name on the state governor, Senator Ben Ayade and all of the state legislators-elect to as a matter of justice and equity to permit Obubra style to place of speakership this time.