By Ene Asuquo

Cross River State Governor, prince Bassey Otu has said that plans are underway  to renovate the abandoned state library complex in calabar

The Governor made the disclosure recently in Calabar when he visited the dilapidated library complex, promising to digitalize and make it useable again

In company of his Deputy, Rt.Hon Peter Odey, the Governor promised students and the entire reading public in cross River that his administration would ensure a functional and knowledge -based e-library that would be information technology compliant

He maintained that he is aware of the financial constraints facing the state but promised to look at all possible mean to ensure that the library is up and running, as libraries are centers of knowledge and are pivotal to growth and development

Recalled that the state library complex was abandoned and allowed to dilapidate  since the inception of the immediate past administration of Prof Ben Ayade