Information reaching our news desk suggests that all is set to officially welcome the National Women Leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Betta Edu to Cross River State.
According to a statement signed by the Alternate Chairman Central Planning Committee, Mrs Stella Odey Ekpo, the event slated for Tuesday, 12th of April, 2022 will hold at the Cultural Center Complex, in Calabar, Cross River State Capital.
The event which is in celebration of her recent victory at the National Convention of the party where she emerged as the Party’s National Women Leader, has the backing of the wife of the state governor, Her Excellency, Dr. (Mrs), Linda Ayade and the state women leader of APC, Dr Pauline Akor.
The ministry of women affairs in Cross River State and members of the governor’s wife pet project, Cross River Women Empowerment Initiative, CROWEI and the generality of women from the party and Cross Riverians are expected to be in attendance. Recall that the former Commissioner for Health had secured a place at the national table of the party during the just concluded National Convention of her party the APC where she now represents the interests of women.
The pioneer Director-General of Cross River State Primary Healthcare has intentionally remained visible in the scheme of things both politically and professionally. Over the years she has won several awards and recognitions including appointments as she currently sits as the Chairman of all Commissioners of Health in Nigeria, pending her handing over. Edu has indeed not only made Cross River State Proud, but Young persons and the female gender also draw inspiration from her exemplary growth.