The Cross River State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has positioned an order for 3 million bunches of brooms from native broom makers for the brand new members of the get together.
Its state Publicity Secretary, Bassey Ita, disclosed this in a press release made out there to journalists in Calabar on Monday, NAN experiences.
Ita mentioned that it was noticed that the commodity, which is APC’s image, had abruptly grow to be scarce within the state, following the inflow of recent members, within the wake of Governor Ben Ayade’s defection to the get together from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
”To deal with the problem, the get together ordered for 3 million bunches of brooms from native suppliers to satisfy the rising demand.
“It is no longer news that the broom revolution has since hit our dear state, following the defection of our amiable governor to our party.
“But what is now news is that broom scarcity has hit Cross River as millions of our people continue to identify with the party.
“Last weekend, local government chairmen, councillors, federal and state lawmakers, alongside 100,000 of their supporters in Bekwarra, Ikom and Etung council areas joined the party,” the assertion added.
Meanwhile, some magistrates within the state have been protesting on the Governor’s Office over their 26 months unpaid salaries.
The 29 magistrates lately manned the doorway of the Government House, Calabar, displaying placards with varied inscriptions akin to “Ayade stop oppressing Cross River Judiciary, pay us our salaries,” amongst different inscriptions.