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Legislative Activity

25 February, 2024

Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong Proposes Bill for Creation of South South Development Commission

The bill proposing the creation of the South South Development Commission has successfully passed its first reading. It is officially known as the Establishment Bill, 2024 (SB, 358), and is sponsored by Senator Asuquo Ekpenyong representing Cross River South.

Senator Ekpenyong disclosed that the bill was necessitated rising from proposed Development Commissions for the North West, South West, North Central and South East. He noted that there are three other states in the NDDC that are not in the South-South region.

Abia and Imo States, which are part of the NDDC, are also included in the proposed South East Development Commission just as Ondo, which is part of the NDDC, is included in the proposed South West Development Commission.

The proposed South South Development Commission is necessary to ensure equity amongst the 6 geopolitical zones.

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Edited 6:43 am - 25 Feb, 2024



Effioette Edet and 17 others liked

Effioanwan Effanga
4 months

God bless you sir

NOAH IKPE
4 months

Greetings My Distinguish Senator Asuquo Ekpeyong, aka THE STANDARD

Your exemplary leadership sets a standard for others to follow. Thank you for selflessly guiding with integrity, inclusivity, and generosity. Your commitment to the well-being of the community, especially during challenging times, is truly commendable. Your support for education and efforts to alleviate economic hardships reflect your genuine concern for the people you represent. Your dedication to the betterment of Cross River South and the entire people of cross river state is inspiring and appreciated.

Sincerely,
[NOAH UNO IKPE]
POLITICAL SCIENCE AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION UNIYO (100L)
An Applicant

NOAH IKPE
4 months

My future Governor get ready sir
Coz you will soon be called governor of cross river state.
No man can stop that vision sir
Coz I will mobilize men from every interior angle to vote for you
Don't relent sir keep driving on this lane of putting smiles on the face of your people, God bless you my distinguish senator, THE STANDARD I LOVE YOU SIR❤

John Okon
4 months

This is a welcome development my distinguish,may God Almighty strengthen you . congratulations 🎉

Blessing Uno Mba
4 months

You are doing well sir