Landlords choose Gov. Ayade, Obong of Calabar for honours

The Oil and Solid Minerals Producing Area Landlords Association Nigeria (OMPALAN) has chosen to Cross River’s Gov. Benedict as its patron.

Also chosen for the conferment the same is the Obong Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi Otu V.

OMPALAN’s president, Bishop Udo Azogu, said in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday that the decision was reached at the association’s just-concluded board meeting held in Abuja.

He said Gov. was chosen for the OMPALAN award for his ingenuity in resolving the lingering herders/farmers crisis in Cross River.

has singled himself out as a patriot and by creating the enabling environment for peaceful between herders and farmers,’’ Azuogu stated.

He said that the board also approved the nomination Chief Joseph Ezeh as Coordinator, Environmental Protection Overseas for the USA.

Azuogu added that the board appointed Chief Ezeh to its .S. Liaison Office with on enhancing the image the country.

He would also work to protect the country’s leaders in foreign lands from smear campaign by aggrieved Nigerians. (NAN)