By: Bassey, Victor Anjeh.
Staying adhesively with the twist and turns of things in the world occasioned by the Corona Virus pandemic, one would lucidly behold the vacuums calling for a filling in leadership seats, especially in Nigeria as some of these leaders placement were devoid of merit hence the leaders bereavement of wit and vista. Nepotism and godfathers have had very clueless persons man our leadership offices, leaving us at the mercy of their ignorance. Cross River State obviously has dared a change of that narrative under the leadership of Sen. Prof. Ben. Ayade, who gives credence only to the adroit and dexterous.
Ranking high in the scale of astuteness is the Hon. commissioner for International development, Dr. Iyang Asibong. Exhibiting almost forgotten traits of leadership, in so far as the Nigerian leadership college is concerned, altruistic, innovative, proactive, dogged and visionary, driving with the speed of the Sen. Prof. Ben Ayade’s lead digital mantra, she is relentless in her pursuits to deliver results per excellence.
Dr. Iyang Asibong has proven to be a leader with that difference, one who gives attention to details, understand and efficiently Interpret her role in governance, giving that cruise every government flight craves. What would look like a cul-de-sac, for her is probably a junction, riding on hurdles has become a hobby.
Following the need for global sensitization cum covid-19 campaign, the ministry of International development under her leadership modified it’s logo to reflect the need for global compliance with the use of face mask. The Cross River State ministry of international development has set the pace, soon to be followed by other ministries in Nigeria sharing her zest to defeat this pandemic.
Without further ado, with such seasoned leaders, it is evident what the future holds for Cross Rivers State.