• Blame South-South governors for lack of development in Niger Delta – Attah

    Blame South-South governors for lack of development in Niger Delta – Attah

    Erstwhile Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has admonished the people of the region not to blame the Federal Government entirely for the lack of development in the region.

    He said governors of the South-South should also be held responsible.

    Attah gave the advice Wednesday during a meeting of elders and opinion leaders of the South-South, organised by South South Consolidated Forum, SFC, in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

    He said: “We like to blame the Federal Government for the […]

  • Part-time system’ll make legislators ineffective – Attah

    Part-time system’ll make legislators ineffective – Attah

    Former governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, has spoken against the advocacy for the National Assembly to be operated on a part-time basis, saying if the lawmakers must be effective, they must operate on a full-time scale.

    This was even as he took a swipe at the state Houses of Assembly, describing them as only “next to useless.”

    Attah, who spoke in Abuja, yesterday, advanced several reasons the business of lawmaking should not be made part-time.

    He said: “I want to […]