The Executive Chairman of Calabar South Local Government Area, Hon. Mrs. Esther Edet Bassey has been honoured with the “Outstanding Security Personality Award” 2020/2021 by the International Institute of Professional Security (IIPS).
Presenting the award to Chairman during its 14th International Security Conference and Awards held in Abuja with the theme; “The Business in Terrorism”, the Director General of the Institute, Bar. Tony Ofoyetan opined that the Award was in recognition of the Chairman’s effort in the fight against insecurity within her Local Government since she came on board.
According to the DG,the International Institute of Professional Security (IIPS) has closely monitored the state of crime in Calabar South L.G.A. since the Council Boss took over the administration of Calabar South, she has recorded success stories in security and this gave birth to the award.
The awardee, Hon. Mrs. Esther Bassey in an interview, dedicated the Award to the Executive Governor of Cross River State, Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade, stating that the success of security in Calabar South is through Governor Ayade’s effort. She added that without him, such recognition and honour would not have been possible.
Hon. Esther who is popularly called ‘Queen of the South’ also commended the good people of Calabar South for the love and cooperation they have accorded her since she assumed office.
She enjoined citizens of Calabar South to be committed to being vigilant as this will achieve total peace in Calabar South.
Chief Press Secretary
To The Chairman
Calabar South LGA