Governor Ayade salutes Ivara Esu at 67
By Udeme Clement
The Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade has felicitated with his Deputy, Prof. Ivara Esu, on the occasion of his 67th birthday, describing him, as an epitome of loyality and pragmatism.
The Governor paid tribute to ESU in a congratulatory message, signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Christian Ita, today, in Calabar.
Governor Ayade commended his work ethics for the actualisation of the administration’s goals of improving the welfare of Cross Riverians through industrialisation and other developmental programmes in the State.
His words, “Your work ethics, selfless service, intellectual ability, astute and pragmatic disposition to governance are sources of strength driving the effort of this administration to entrench an egalitarian society in Cross River State”.
Governor Ayade also said that the wisdom, which guided his emergence as the Deputy Governor, has been practically demonstrated in his passion for getting the job done, at the right time and the right way despite daunting challenges occasioned by factors not of his making.
Also, Governor Ayade prayed for God’s blessings on Esu, wishing him, “wisdom, good health and many more years in the service of God and mankind”.