Cross River State Government through the Ministry of International Development Cooperation is leaving no stone untouched to ensure that all communities benefits from development projects enhancing livelihoods. This was evident as the State Governor, Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade embarked on project sites tour, early January, to ascertain most venerable communities that urgently need livelihood interventions. The Governor, who has already visited some potential project sites said that the State was exploring possible ways of improving livelihoods of the citizenry.
Accompanied by the Commissioner for MIDC, Dr. Inyang Asibong, Governor Ayade noted that some of the State’s on-going projects that are already at different stages of completion would generate more employment for the people and also improve the State revenue profile when fully operational. Responding, Dr Asibong who commended the governor for his drive in creating enabling environment for International Donors to thrive, noted that, the political goodwill that the State is enjoying from the present administration by way of ensuring provision of the required counterpart fund for interventions, has boosted the successes being recorded daily in the State. She stated that, her Ministry will increase collaboration efforts with relevant International Agencies with a view to uplifting the vulnerable population, as well as, creating social livelihood packages and Work Fare for the people.


Former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke in a musical session with his grand daughter