The Senator Representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, today, sponsored a bill tagged "Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act No. 7 2007 (Amendment) Bill, 2021 (SB. 821)" The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Act No.
The Peoples Democratic Party melodrama is still on over the September 5th Cross River North Primaries on who should be her flag bearer. The Peoples Democratic Party primaries indeed produced two winners from the said process (Rt. Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe and Dr. Steve Adi Odey) simultaneously. Rt. Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe whose wining, was first announced on AIT and reported by punchng was denied the party flag over Dr. Steve Rt. Hon. Jarigbe immediately sought redress on the aforementioned and the court sitting
On July 30, 2021, the Calabar Appeal Court sacked Stephen Odey and declared Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe winner of December 5th, 2020, Cross River North senatorial By-election. This has not gone well with many Cross Riverians as they see the judgment as an error because Jarigbe did not file a cross-petition.
The demise of senator Rose Okoji Oko led to the declaration of a vacant seat of the northern senatorial district of Cross River State in the red chamber of the legislature and a subsequent by-election in the district of the state last year. These brought about a controversial primaries of the people democratic party in the district which led to the emergence of dual candidacy for the party flag bearer through court summations. Inspite of the persisting problem hovering over the party candidate flag bearer for
The newly appointed Chairman of Conference of Nigerian Political Parties, CNPP, Cross River State chapter, High Chief Christian Eyibio has congratulated Rt. Hon. Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe on his victory at the polls during the recently held Cross River North Senatorial Election and in the Appeal Court as well as his subsequent receipt of Certificate of Returns from the Electoral umpire, INEC. Chief Eyibio made this known in his inaugural speech as the new chairman of CNPP in Calabar while addressing a Cross section
The people of the Cross River North have not witnessed or felt the impact of representation in the 9th Senate ever since Late Senator Rose Oko passed away. The case between Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe and Stephen Odey has lasted for over 10 months leaving their constituents to wallow in pain and wish the matter could come to an end.