Mr. Jesam Ofem Igri has emerged winner of the maiden edition of the Info-Quiz Competition.
The prize presentation which was jointly done by the Commissioner for Information & Orientation, Mrs. RoseMary Effiom Archibong and her Social Housing counterpart, Mr. Okokon Edem Effiom, took place during the “Good Morning Cross River” CRBC TV live.
Mrs. Archibong congratulated Mr. Igri for his penchant for information, knowledge of government activities and projects, adding that being the winner of the maiden edition of Info-Quiz Competition was a great privilege that would boost his pedigree.
The Information and Orientation Commissioner said Info-Quiz is her Ministry’s initiative aimed at getting citizens to play active role in governance through the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating information, especially about the achievements of Governor Ayade administration.
She also revealed that questions for next week edition will be out on Monday, 12th March, 2018 and called on all and sundry to participate in subsequent weekly editions to stand a chance of winning amazing prizes.
In his remarks, the Commissioner for Social Housing, Mr. Okokon Edem Effiom, said it is uplifting and inspiring to see a youth that is following the activities of the Ayade-led administration, pointing out that it would serve as a motivation for Senator (Prof.) Ben Ayade to do more for the State.
Mr. Effiom, who described Info-Quiz as inspiring, thanked the Ministry of Information and Orientation for the noble idea of the Info-Quiz initiative to test the citizens’ knowledge on activities and programmes of government.
Receiving the N10, 000 cash prize, an elated Jesam Ofem Igri said “as a politically-conscious individual, he developed the knack to being regularly informed of government policies, projects, programmes and other topical issues going on in the State,” emphasizing that this background propelled him to participate in the Info-Quiz Competition.
He pointed out that projects such as the Bakassi Social Housing Units, Calabar Garment Factory, Ikom Cocoa Processing Factory, and many more, speak highly of Governor Ayade’s determination to provide dividends of democracy to the people of Cross River.
It will be recalled that Info-Quiz Competition commenced this week with focus on the Bakassi Social Housing Project of the State Government.