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On his arrival, Professor Osinbajo proceeded to the palace of the Obong of Calabar, and later to the sites of some completed projects in the state capital.

Acting President Osinbajo spoke during the first day of his two days official visit to Cross River State, when he paid a courtesy call on the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V. "We are committed to the transformation of the state and we know we will achieve what we have set out to do".

He said the diversity of the country was the reason why other countries have respect for Nigeria. We are greater together than apart.

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According to him, the Federal Government was doing everything possible to accommodate every Nigerian, noting that President Muhammadu Buhari's government will continue to work assiduously for the interest and development of all sections of the country.

Speaking, Gov. Ayade said his vision was to make the state the destination for investment in Africa.

He said, "Industrialization is important if we must achieve massive development in the country and I think what I have witnessed here today in Calabar is one of the best industrial hub in Africa which would fast track economic development in the country".

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Osinbajo had earlier stopped his motorcade along the IBB Way to meet the cheering crowd before stopping at the Federal Government Girls College, Calabar to greet hundreds of students of the college, who came out to catch a glimpse of his motorcade.

The Obong advocated the involvement of traditional institutions in the governance of the country due to their closeness to the people at the grassroots.

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