Plans have been concluded by the Cross River State Farmers under the auspices of “Farmers Arise” for a grand solidarity rally involving one million man March for Monday, December 3, 2018 in Calabar the capital city of Cross River State.
Expected to be a mother of all rallies in recent times, not less than one million persons are projected to participate in the rally by the farmers to express appreciation to governor Ayade and to garner political support for his reelection in 2019.
The event planned by the Cross River farmers to epoch making will feature Investiture /Decoration of the governor, Senator Ben Ayade as the Grand Patron of CR-FACE and presentation of Certificate to him.
Governor Ayade is also to be honour with an Award as the “Best Performing Governor in Agriculture” in the history of Cross River State.
Other significant activities that will take place that day will be the acceptance speech by the governor, the unveiling of CR-FACE “Development Agenda” and inspection of the Agro-exhibition stands.
The Commissioner for Agriculture, Prof. Patrick Eneji, Special Adviser to the governor on Civil Society and NGOs, Chairman of All Farmers Association of Nigeria (ALFAN)(RIFAN), State Coordinator, CR-FACE, and goodwill messages from Chairman of Rice Farmers association of Nigeria (RIFAN), Chairman of Oil Palm and Chairman of Cocoa.