The Mayor of Calabar, Hon. Effefiong Nta Eke has received Cross River State House of Assembly Committee members on Political, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs in his office.
The House Committee was on a visit to discharge their constitutional obligations, the committee was led by its Chairman, Rt Hon. Matthew Olory.
In his address, the Committee Chairman stated that the visit was necessitated by the need to ensure smooth running of the third tier of Government across the State.
He said the essence of his visit was to ensure that LG Chairmen modus operandi are in consonance with the existing Local Government laws and for the overall benefit of the public. He enjoined the Mayor to make good use of the prevailing LG laws for the success of his Administration.
The Mayor of Calabar, Hon. Effefiong Nta Eke applauded the CRSHA Committee on Political, Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs on their diligence and zeal in the discharge of their duties. The quintessential council boss mentioned, while responding to questions from the House Committee that his administration is defiling all hurdles to be transparent in the management of the LG funds accrued to his Council.
The council boss seized the opportunity to keep the House Committee members abreast with some of LG projects undertaken by his Administration of which he mentioned; the renovation of dilapidated office blocks for a conducive working environment, purchase of office furnitures and the construction of the Ayade UltraModern Park/shopping Mall among others.
The visit witnessed an inspection of the Ayade Ultramodern Park/ Shopping Mall, exchange of pleasantries and photoshoots.