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In Cross River Why President Buhari cancelled official tour

The presidency attributed the shift to a letter written to the president by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Nana Fatima Mede.

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Cross River State Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade.

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Reports say President Buhari cancelled his official tour to Cross River State.

Linda Ikeji reports that “The presidency attributed the shift to a letter written to the president by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Environment, Nana Fatima Mede. She claimed that the proposed highway, if allowed to go on, would cut through the Cross River National Park."

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The President was supposed to perform ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a 260km superhighway.

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Cross River State Governor, Ben Ayade

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Adding that “The letter claimed that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) on the proposed road was yet to be carried out."

 

 

 

 

 

 

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