By Ene Asuquo

Cross River State chapter of the All progressives Congress,( APC)has stated that the narrative of the food on the table will change as it will no longer be food on the table but food to the table 

The State chairman of the party, Barr. Alphonsus Ogar Eba made this known to journalists in a press conference at the party office in calabar after an enlarged meeting with all the chapter Chairmen and secretaries, all the House Of Assembly members of APC and members of the state working committee of the party

The party, after the meeting, passed a vote of confidence on the Governor, senator Bassey Otu, commended him for the steps so far taken to bring back the state to a sound footing 

The state party boss added that as 

a party, they support every steps taken by the Governor to make the state a better place, stressing that political appointment this time will be made within the carrying capacity and not beyond the carrying capacity as  was the case in previous administration

Barr Eba said  the party machinery is set to go back to the field and have meetings in all the 196 political wards across the state and generate three names from each ward for appointment, and in each of the wards, one of the names must be a female

He added that members of the opposition who on grounds of equity and justice position of the state decided to move out of their party or stay within their party and give support to APC for the propose of the unity and peace of cross River will also be considered

 He maintained that members who worked behind to frustrate the party from coming into being will not be the first to be considered for the first shot of the benefits that will come

Barr Eba encouraged members of the party to take advantage of the rainforest of the state and go into agriculture as this administration is ready to support members and cross Riverians who are willing to go into full scale agriculture financially and otherwise, stressing that it will not be appointment this time, rather empowerment will be the driving force

He assured those whose names may not come in the first list of the Three names, would be considered for the second list in subsequent appointments that would be from time to time as the Governor would want to enlarge his Government