After warning FG against extending lockdown order, Governor Ben Ayade has given immediate employment to 8,000 persons.
Cross River state governor, Professor Ben Ayade in a bid to lessen the hunger caused as a result of lockdown order, has given out 8,000 in one day.
This comes after he warned that any further extension of lockdown of the country in response to the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic will spell doom for the country.
The governor spoke Tuesday at the Industrial Park, Calabar.
Professor Ayade said the recruitment of 8000 youths was targeted at avoiding social tension in view of the harsh economic impact created by COVID 19.
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