The Governor of Cross River State, Mr Ben Ayade, has met with the traditional rulers in the state to discuss how residents of the state can live peacefully.
Playing host to the traditional rulers led by their Chairman to the government house, in Calabar, Governor Ben Ayade, told the traditional institution to carry on the message of peaceful coexistence to their subjects.
He stated that they needed to talk to their people as the state government prepares for the commencement of its annual tourism programme.
According to Ayade, the meeting with the traditional rulers became imperative following the state’s desire to take security and peace in their domain seriously.
The Governor maintained that the state’s tourist image remains paramount.
He explained that the state received more visitors in Nigeria within the last quarter of the year due to its annual festivities such as, the Leboku New Yam Celebration, Obudu mountain race as well as Calabar Carnival and festival.
He urged the gathering to join in propagating the state as an investment hub for all classes of people.