Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, addresses reporters after casting his vote in Obudu Local Government Area on December 5, 2020.
Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade, has recommended residents for exhibiting up at their respective polling centres within the Cross River North senatorial district bye-election in Cross River.
He acknowledged this on Saturday shortly after casting his vote at Ward 004 in Ikpong in Obudu Local Government Area of the state.
Governor Ayade who’s assured that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will win the election believes his political construction ensures success for the occasion.
“I am very impressed, and you can see that even though it is still early in the day, the crowd is huge; this is a very massive polling unit, it is at the epicentre of our ward and it is very huge,” he instructed reporters.
The governor famous that there have to be a winner and a loser in each election and suggested the winner to be magnanimous in victory.
He additionally urged whoever loses within the election to just accept the result in good religion and present the spirit of sportsmanship.
Governor Ayade mentioned, “They (candidates) should show the spirit of sportsmanship; anybody who ends up as the loser should not see the defeat as the end of the world, we should put our differences aside and move on.”
“We are all from the larger Ogoja senatorial district. Whoever wins is from Ogoja and we will all stand by the person.
“Both the winner and loser must have an open mind and find a way to collaborate and work together. The world is a dynamic place. If you win today, tomorrow you may lose,” he acknowledged.
The governor mentioned the election, judging from what he has seen at his polling unit, was free and honest.