Sen Oko Condemns Herdsmen Attack On Ugaga Community

…promises adequate protection of lives and property Following the recent attack by herdsmen on Ugaga community in Yala local government area of Cross River North senatorial district, the senator representing the area, Dr Rose Oko, has condemned the attack. Sen Oko who in a statement signed yesterday, described the act as dastardly and provocative, which was unnecessary and unwarranted. She promised that the Senate will look into the issue and ensure adequate protection of lives and property. The statement reads in part: “I condemn in strong terms the attack by Fulani…

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Sen Oko, 41 Others Call For Scrapping Excess Crude Account, Say Its Illegal, Drain Pipe

The Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Dr Rose Oko and 41 senators on Tuesday called for the scrapping of the Excess Crude Account, ECA, describing it as an illegality and a drain pipe. This was contained in a motion sponsored by Sen Oko, where she noted that the ECA that was set up in 2004, ostensibly to provide savings for the country and stabilization for the economy during periods of shortfalls in oil revenue, but without constitutional back up for 13 years of existence. The motion tititled, Excess…

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