Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Wednesday signed the state’s 2021 budget of N281.9 billion into law. The budget has N192.5 billion representing 67 per cent earmarked for recurrent expenditure, while the sum of N88.196 billion representing 33 per cent was for capital spending.
A son of an ex-House of Assembly member in Cross River State and two others have been arrested for alleged armed robbery. The suspects, Newmen findings revealed were in a car driven by the son of the ex-member of the House of Assembly.
Cross River State Commissioner of Police, Mr Abdulkadir Jimoh, has passed on.
In the late hours of Sunday, about six hefty men fully armed reportedly kidnapped wife of a former House of Representatives member in Cross River, Patrick Orok Agbor. One of the daughters of the former lawmaker who served in Akampka constituency from 1999 to 2003 told newsmen about the development, Monday.