Eminent sports journalist, Effiong Nyong guns for governorship seat in Cross River

Eminent sports journalist, Effiong Nyong guns for governorship seat in Cross River
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Effiong Efa Nyong, who made waves as sports journalist on radio has thrown his hat into the ring to contest for the governorship seat in Cross River State.

He is contesting under the banner of African Democratic Congress

A journalist of repute, Nyong said he is in the race to rescue the state from the current sorry condition of once a vibrant and the cleanest state in the country describing the present position of the state as pitiable even as he promise to fix the state if given the mandate by Cross Riverians 

He said if voted into power in 2023, his administration will be anchored on three “R’s”- Reconstruction, Reconciliation and Restoration, maintaining that his administration shall seek to reconcile the various ethnic groups and nationalities.

The journalist cum politician while  unfolding  some of his plans  for the state stressed that he would solve the problems of multiple tax regime in the state with firm policies that are sustainable and growth oriented, adding that programmes of previous administrations would be visited 

Mr Nyong said  he would restructure the local government system in the state by granting fiscal autonomy, while seeking  to reform the civil service  in the state for optimum results.

He also assured that the dwindling education standard in the state would be given priority as the bedrock of any meaningful development in any  Society, while promising to tackle the issue of insecurity in the state vigorously.

He promised that tourism that brought the state to national recognition would be reactivated again as this would create more job opportunities, while assuring that, he would create not less than a thousand job in his first six months in office if given the mandate.

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