The crisis rocking Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) nominations ahead of the 2023 general elections has deepened. In many states, the party leadership is facing challenges in getting support for aspirants anointed by godfathers.
The 2023 governorship aspiration of Senator Gershom Bassey has received a big boost as the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Southern Senatorial District Elders Forum of Cross River State has endorsed his candidature.
The jostling is on for who should lead Cross River State in 2023. It is no longer a question of zoning; it is about who has the wherewithal to take the final gubernatorial prize.
Youth development, education, healthcare, social inclusion and environmental issues should be priority in Cross River State with effect from 2023.
The Cross River State’s National Assembly Caucus Chairman, Senator Gershom Bassey has promised to establish “Cross River State Security Trust Fund” in 2023, if elected as the governor of the state.
17 Oct 2021
Following a motion by Senator Gershom Bassey of Cross River South Senatorial District, the Senate has asked the Federal Government to immediately declare a state of emergency on all federal roads in the country.
24 Sep 2021
All hope of returning Bakassi Peninsula to Nigeria may not have been lost yet, as the National Assembly has hinted that it will withhold the ratification of its treaty.
8 Jul 2021
Chairman of the Cross River State Caucus in the National Assembly, Gershom Bassey, has described some Nigerian politicians as fair weather politicians, who go wherever the wind blows.
15 Feb 2021
Representative of Cross River South Senatorial District, Gershom Bassey, has canvassed deployment of technology to tackle security challenges facing the country.
28 Dec 2020
Following SINOPEC-ADDAX alleged breach of terms and conditions of the 2000/2001 fiscal incentive package, the Federal Government might have lost over N1.2tr in oil revenues.
9 Nov 2020
The people of Cross River South Senatorial District has implored the Federal Government and the National Assembly to urgently institute a judicial panel of inquiry into the havoc Calabar witnessed between October 23 and 24, 2020 during the #EndSARS protests.
12 May 2020
The attempt to recall the senator representing Cross River South Senatorial District, Senator Gershom Bassey (SGB), of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from the Senate