Governor Ayade, Nigeria Navy, at loggerheads over land in Cross River

A piece of land belonging to the Nigerian Navy and meant for the construction of a Navy Hotel has become a cause of friction between the Navy and Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. The land which originally housed the Navy officers mess was being prepared for construction when the state government reportedly ordered the Navy to withdraw from site, insisting that the land belonged to the state government. The government further warned the navy not to proceed with the building and ordered the land to be cordoned. But…

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