The Obong of Calabar,Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V ,says he is unhappy about the wanton destruction of properties that took place a week ago in Calabar and for that reason has asked the governor of the state,Professor Ben Ayade to give room for the establishment of an interim government in the state.
The Obong said the call became neccessary to enable the governor learn how administration is actually done as there are principles and policies that are neccessary for good governance .
The Monarch who bared his mind on the distasteful governance of the state when a former governor, Senator Liyel Imoke ,paid him a courtesy call on the#EnfSARS carnage in Calabar said he is unhappy that the peace and calm that existed in the state had been taken away because the politicians have failed and so” the governor should wait. “Let,’s set up an interim administration so that he can start learning and look at how administration is actually done” he said.
The Obong said there is need for a change of attitude on the part of the governor and he should be accessible as well as listen to good counsel.
He said now that the state has a Professor as governor, the expectations were high, but regretted that the reverse is the case.
According to him,if the governor had been holding regular security meetings, the carnage could have been avoided.
Imoke had said that they were in the Obong’s palace to seek his guidance for sustainable solutions to the challenge of aggrieved unemployed youths in the state.