President Buhari today conducted the ground-breaking ceremony for the 260-kilometre Calabar-Kastina-Ala Super Highway road project at Obung, Cross River.
Buhari, who was forced to abandon his official Chopper and embarked on road journey to the venue of the event due to heavy rain, commended the state governor, Ben Ayade for embarking on the project and also pledged to be back in due course for the inauguration of the project.
“I feel the warmth of your embrace and the passion in your gaze. The future of Cross River State is certain. Let me commend our young Governor, Professor Ben Ayade who globe-trotted to get these core foreign investors to invest in these huge projects. I am one with you on this. I promise to come back to commission (inaugurate) this road upon completion and that is very soon too.’’he said.