Senator representing the Southern Senatorial district of Cross River State, Senator Gershom Bassey has revealed some of his scorecard and projects executed during his three years of tenure.
The vibrant and articulated Senator, remains of the few senators in the state that has projected the need for total development in order to reposition Cross River State for the best.
There is no doubt that his administration has ensure both long and short projects such as the construction/rehabilitation of roads, educational, health care projects and welfare scheme are accomplished within a space of time.
Some of the roads constructed/rehabilitated roads include: Idundu-Calabar-Oban-Akamkpa road, Calabar- Akamkpa –Biase Road which had been ravaged for several decades was given a facelift.
Still within his first term, Sen Gersome Bassey has displayed true leadership qualities in all aspects of life as he revived some of the decayed learning environment in some communities such as construction of classroom blocks, furnished school libraries and provision of solar powered boreholes in Ojuk South, and Akamkpa Urban in Akamkpa local Government Area
He also put in place a quality solar boreholes system in Ikot Effion village, Akpabuyo, provision of integrated water scheme in four locations; Okurike, in Odukpani Local Government Area, Ikot Ana, Ijum Orubam and Betem in Biase local Government Area.
More importantly, Sen Gersom Bassey’s understand the need for quality healthcare services, like they say health is wealth. He embarked on equipping of primary health care centre with medical supplies, drugs, furniture in the following areas, Uwet, Akamkpa, Odukpani, Ikot essien , Ndom Nmon, Qua, Oduyama and Obomitiat. He also equiped the youths with life skills and training in various trades for 150 youths and women of Calabar South, Calabar Municipality, Akamkpa, Akpbuyo, Odukpani, Biase, and Bakassi local Government Area.
Consequently, he established an empowerment programs for women empowerment with the construction of lock up shops in Akpabuyo, Akpabuyo local Government Area and Ikot Enebong 8 miles, in Calabar Municipality.
He also allocated twenty seater new passenger ferry boat powered by two 35 horse power horse outboard engine at Ikot Ana Biase, Biase local Government Area.
In an amazing manner, Sen Gersom Bassey’s extended love to the physically challenged men and women in the state by providing a brand new 18 seater bus in Calabar South and Municipality as means of generating incomes for themselves.
In addition, he has used his position to influence and move motions at the Chambers to the interest of the people. Some of the motions include the need for Intensified Sensitization on Climate Change and Adoption on the Nigerian Agricultural sector, Motion on complaint about armed brutality and an intent to defraud Nigeria
By and large, Senator Gersom Bassey has achieved many success within his three years in power thanks to his tireless services and looking forward to achieving more success story after the 2019 elections.