Jarigbe Agom Receives Constituent Who Trekked From Obudu To Meet Him In Abuja


The Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District, Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, has met with Aruku Richard Monkom aka Eze Nmo , a constituent who walked from Obudu to Abuja in 4 days, to appreciate the Senator’s remarkable performance and service to his people.

Mr. Aruku (Eze Nmo) had embarked on a record 474.9km trekking from Obudu to Abuja to honor the Senator for his legislative giant strides and effective representation.

He took off from Obudu on the 20th of March, 2024, trekked a distance of 474.9km, 294 miles, 255 nautical miles to Abuja, on a special visit to meet with his idol and role model.

On meeting with the lawmaker, Richard presented a well decorated portrait of the Senator. He said, “I made a promise because of the love I have for Senator Jarigbe that I will trek from Obudu to Abuja which I have done. I thank God that my promise was fulfilled.

“I m not bothered about what people think. It is a promise between me and my God. I left Obudu because I made a promise to honour my Senator by trekking to visit him right from Obudu. I met people on the way some of which are very much aware of my journey” he added.

Responding, Senator Jarigbe thanked him for his support and for embarking on the journey saying “I want to congratulate you for making it and I also thank God that your health did not fail you.

“You have demonstrated total love and passion towards me and I do not take it for granted. This will only spur me to continue the good works I have been doing for my people”.

The lawmaker was joined by his dear wife, Mrs Offiong Jarigbe, Prince Kjay Agba, Mr. Igbaji Sunday Ibol, Mr. Joe Ulom amongst others who gathered to receive Mr. Richard Aruku

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