Frontline candidate for the position of National Youth Leader of the APC, Ambassador Rex David Mgbang has congratulated the Cross Rivers State Governor, Prof Ben Ayade on his recognition by the Rice Farmers Association of Nigeria, [RIFAN].

Governor Ben Ayade was conferred with an ‘Award of Excellence’ as RIFAN celebrated President Buhari’s Annual Rice Festival and flag-off of the 2022 dry season program, in Abuja, yesterday.

The award was given in recognition of Governor Ayade’s sterling achievements and contribution to the Nigeria rice revolution using Cross River as a case study.

While speaking to newsmen in Abuja, Rex congratulated the Governor on the well-deserved award, stating that the Governor is the best performing governor in the country.

“Governor Ayade’s focus on agriculture, industrialising Cross Rivers State, manufacturing, healthcare and education, shows his resolve to put Cross Rivers State on the list of top states in Africa. This is the kind of spirit Nigeria needs at all levels of leadership”, Rex declared.

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Nwaorgu Faustinus

Nwaorgu Faustinus is a citizen of Nigeria, Mass Communication graduate, freelance writer, columnist, blogger, who contributes articles, commentaries, interviews and news stories to media outfits. He worked as a trainee at NTA Yola, Adamawa State where he covered Seminars, workshops, news conferences as well as political rallies amongst others from 2000-2001. After his internship, he went back to school to complete his education at the first private poly technique - OSISATECH where he obtained HDN Certificate with upper credit in Mass Communication in 2005. He lives in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State one of the oil producing States in Nigeria.