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I am not falling for Ben Ayade's camera tears 'Fisayo Soyombo

The governor of Cross river state Benedict Bengioushuye Ayade was seen crying on live television coverage when he was addressing the people of cross river state .

Ayade, who broke down in tears, said: “I never knew that five years as governor, there would still be people living in thatched houses in Cross River. I almost cried because I knew how prepared I was but it didn’t end the way I dreamt for the state. I wish God would intervene because I really wish I could help. It’s very painful.”


He said if it pleases God, He should take his wealth so that other people in the state could be rich.

The governor exempted all Okada riders, taxi drivers airport taxi drivers, small saloon owners, small catering and restaurant points popularly called mama put. All those people who sell basic things struggling to earn a living.


This action has spiked lots of mixed reactions about the governor action a renowned Nigeria investigative journalist Fisayo Soyombo has come out to declare that, he will not fail for the governors camera tears while making the announcement to stop illegal taxing of his people. 

Fisayo added that  it is purely an image laundering stunt that is five years late. He disclosed that the governor has  been in power since 2015, he said that if Covid-19 did not happen, he wouldn't have seen the pains of all  those okada drivers, small salon owners, mama put, small produce farmers, plantain hawkers... all those basic survival people" he referenced in that video?


He wrote 

"I am not falling for Ben Ayade's camera tears while announcing "an end to illegal taxing of people". It's purely an image laundering stunt that is five years too late!

Ayade has been Governor since 2015. So, if COVID-19 didn't happen, he wouldn't have seen the pains of all those "okada drivers, small salon owners, mama put, small produce farmers, plantain hawkers... all those basic survival people" he referenced in that video?


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