Osinbajo Speaks On The Ceding of Bakassi To Cameroon

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He said that for Nigeria to make progress, there was need for unity among Nigerians.

Yemi Osinbajo has embarked on an official visit to Cross River State to commission milestone projects undertaken by the state government. Ben Ayade of Cross River's signature projects. We are greater together than apart.

Our correspondent who was on the entourage of the Acting President reports that from the Margret Ekpo International Airport through IBB Way to the Palace of the Obong of Calabar, residents came out in their numbers to welcome Prof.

Osinbajo also said that the federal government would work with all stakeholders to ensure that the displaced people of Bakassi were adequately taken care of.

He said, "Industrialization is important if we must achieve massive development in the country and I think what I have witnessed here today in Calabar is one of the best industrial hub in Africa which would fast track economic development in the country".

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The Obong of Calabar further appealed to the Federal Government to give more recognition to the traditional institution in the country adding, because they have a role to play in stabilizing the polity.

"When people speak of Nigeria and respect this country, it is because of the diversity; because of the strength in numbers".

The Acting President will also visit the Calabar Rice City located at Ayade Industrial Park and also inspect the Calabar Pharmaceutical Company, now under construction.

He said that the federal government is interested in Cross River state and it is the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari to partner with states to create opportunities for its citizens.