State building is collective responsibility… Group says in C’River

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A socio-political organisation headquartered in Calabar the Cross River state capital metropolis has posited that state building is collective responsibility.

They made this position known over the weekend when they addressed journalists in the state. In a press statement made available to journalists and sited by NEGROIDHAVEN, they added that a good leader is a reflection of good followership.

De Cruise Network a bourgeoning socio-political group, who sued for synergy between the political leadership in the state and the led, noted that the disposition of Prof. Sandy Ojang Onor the gubernatorial candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP in Cross River in the just concluded general elections will amount to a distraction of the anticipated political leadership of Sen. Bassey Edet Otu the All Progressives Congress, APC Cross River gubernatorial candidate and winner of the 18th March guber poll.

In a statement signed and read by Nji Nji the Director General of the group, it said that, ‘We are here today to talk as partners who want the best for Cross River. Elections have come and gone. Winners have emerged, now Is time to come together to build the state we would all be proud of.

Sen. Prince Bassey Otu will take the mantle of leadership of this State in less than two months from today. As a people, we have the collective responsibility of helping him to succeed. If we want him to succeed, we must see the task of building this state as a collective one. Cross River belongs to all of us and not Prince Otu or his party, the APC. If he succeeds, Cross River succeeds.

As it’s often said, a leader is the reflection of his subjects. Leaders generally are as bad or as good as their followers make them. If we want the new administration to be the super administration that the Governor-elect has the capacity to establish, we must be super followers as well.

We want to appeal to all Cross Riverians to come and join hands with Prince Otu to make Cross River great. We call on the candidate of the PDP, Sen. Sandy Onor and other candidates, traditional leaders, opinion leaders, market women, union leaders, leaders of faith based organisations, youth and students leaders, women leaders, etc to come join our Governor-elect to work for Cross River State.’