Renaissance Platform, Cal Municipality, Cross River State Felicitates With Senator Prof. Sandy Onor As He Landed In Calabar, After Receiving His Certificate Of Return As The Governorship Candidate Of PDP For 2023 Election.
The Senator representing Cross River Central in the Red Chamber and Governorship Candidate of the People Democratic Party (PDP), Sen. Prof. Sandy Onor received a heroic welcome on Thursday, 9th June, 2022 on his return to Calabar the State Capital, after being issued Certificate of Return as the PDP Gubernatorial Candidate at the Party’s National Secretariat, Wadata Plaza, Abuja on Tuesday 7th June, 2022.
Sen. Sandy who landed at the Margaret Ekpo International airport at about 2.50pm amidst cheers from enthusiastic crowd that gathered at the airport to welcomed him.
A tsunami crowd of enthusiastic Party supporters, Support Groups, Women groups, youth groups as well as social groups, converged at the airport to welcome him and accompanied him in a long convoy to his Campaign Secretariat at Ndidem Usang Iso Road, Calabar.
The city was brought to a standstill as the long convoy caused gridlock.
Speaking during the reception at the Caterpillar’s Movement Secretariat in Calabar, Sandy said “Thank you everyone for honouring and welcoming me
He said “We are determined to reclaim the State through seeking the people’s mandate as we have been doing.
“2023 is for the PDP and I want all of us to be part of it. The State needs change because we have never had it so bad. Our values have been debased, our people are suffering, structures have dismantle, Civil Service have been denied the opportunity to function fully. The Government have been personalized. Reiterating that Cross River belongs to all of us.
Why some people are talking of back to south we are talking of back to Us* Back to Cross River, we must liberate ourself and get back on track and make cross River better again. From south to North our people are one.
Thus, the urgent need to reclaim it and this is one sure way of doing it. I am optimistic that God is with us in this project and with him nothing is impossible.
”The APC knows that they don’t have credibility and so they are trying to brutalise us ahead of the election. We believe in one-man-one vote and so there would be no rigging this time.”
Present at event was CRS Southern Senatorial Candidate, Ntufam Ekpo Okon, Rt. Hon. Etta Mbora, House of Reps Candidate for Cal./Odukpani Fed. Const., and other candidates of the party. Also to grace the occasion were aspirants for Governorship, House of Reps, House of Assembly notably Sir Authur Javis, Barr. Hon. Ankot Cobham who happened to be the Deputy Director General and principal project of Renaissance Platform, Calabar.
DG of Renaissance Platform who is PDP State Assist. Pub.Secretary, Hon. Paul Agbo, DF of Renaissance the PDP amiable State Women Leader, Hon. (Mrs) Florence Inyang. Secretary of Renaissance Platform, Sir (Hon.)Tony Effiom (JP), directors and over 100 partners were also in attendance.
Also present were DG and Members of Reclaim Cross River, PDP LG Chapter Chairmen and their Chapter members, Wards Chairmen and their executive members a host of dignitaries, party faithfuls and supporters too numerous to mention.