As Prof Monique Ekpong felicitates with her people for ‘socketing to the center’!

The echoes of the just concluded rally held in Ogoja by the APC on Friday, July 30, 2021 has reached the shores of Luanda, Angola.

This is owing to the mammoth crowd, also made up of supporters of the Nigerian Ambassador to Angola, Prof. Monique Ekpong who hails from the area.

The APC in Cross River State has been on a statewide tour of local government areas ahead of the planned congresses across the State. The academician turn politician gave the remark through an advertorial published in local and national media.

Since the Governor of Cross River State, Prof Ben Ayade joined the All Progressive Congress in May 2021, there has been an exodus of loyalists decamping to the party across the state.

The reason for the unprecedented turnout at the “Ogoja Progressive Rally” could not be far fetched from the fact that the area had been a stronghold of the party, and is hometown of the Nigerian Ambassador to Angola, Prof. Monique Ekpong.
Her followers, who thronged the Ogoja stadium in their numbers sent appreciation to President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing their daughter,sister and mother, in person of Prof Mrs Monique as Ambassador.

Her Excellency, who is currently in Angola, had joined other party faithfuls and the good people of Ogoja, to welcome the Executive Governor of Cross River State, His Excellency, Sen. Prof Ben Ayade and the teeming supporters of the rulling party.

She reiterated her desire to continue to work alongside the Governor to bring dividends of democracy to Ogoja LGA & Cross River State as a whole. Her gallant supporters who came out in their numbers prayed for the continuous success of APC in the state as well as strength & wisdom for their Leaders.

The event, which was held at the Ogoja Stadium was ‘filled to the brim’ with old and new party faithfuls who echoed their unreserved support for His Excellency, Prof.Ben Ayade as he aligns Cross River state to the ‘national grid’.

© Nelson Nseabasi


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