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"Every part of Nigeria is crucial", he said.

Nigeria's Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday arrived in Calabar, the Cross River State capital on an official visit.

Prof. Osinbajo will be received at the Margaret Ekpo International Airport by the Governor of Cross River State, Prof.

"We are greater when we are together than when we are apart".

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" The garment factory is a clear example of how to provide jobs for the people and I urge other state governments to replicate the same in their states", he said.

The Acting President will also visit the Calabar Rice City located at Ayade Industrial Park and also inspect the Calabar Pharmaceutical Company, now under construction.

He said: "Unity is very important".

He solicited the support of the Federal Government in his quest to develop the state through numerous on-going projects.

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He called on Nigerian Leaders to always prioritize the welfare of the people irrespective of their political affiliations.

Speaking on the relationship between soldiers and some residents of Bakassi, Prof.Osinbajo assured that the Federal Government "will also thoroughly investigate the issues raised on the relationship between the military, the militants and the people of Bakassi", with a view to find a lasting solution to the problem.

He said that the federal government is interested in Cross River state and it is the vision of President Muhammadu Buhari to partner with states to create opportunities for its citizens.

In his response, the Obong of Calabar, while appreciating the visit and asked that the traditional institution be given constitutional powers.

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