The Cross River State National Park has decorated 41 newly promoted officers in the state of the 245 park officers promoted in Nigeria.
According to the Conservator of Park, National Park Service, Cross River, Caroline Samuel Olory 44% of the promoted officers are females who exemplified themselves and shown dedication and passion to the service.
Speaking at an event held at the head office of park in Akamkpa, Cross River State, Conservator General, National Park Service, Dr. Ibrahim M. Goni, admonished the newly promoted officer to be up and doing and to be of good behaviour.
The CG who represented by Assistant Conservator General, ACG, (HRM) Suleiman Yahaya advised the officers that their new position is call to higher service which comes with a lot of responsibilities.
As a side event, ACG Suleman Yahaya, in company of the CP visited the Erokut Tourist Camp of the Park. ACG Yahaya appreciated the serenity of the camp and the uniqueness of CRNP and encouraged the Management to keep up the good work despite the challenging situations.
Amongst the dignitaries who graced the occasion included representatives of the Nigerian Immigration Service, the Nigerian Police Force, the Department of State Security Services, Cross River State, Prof. Benedict Ita of the Department of Chemistry, University of Calabar, Mr Joseph Ibia, Special Assistant to the Governor Cross River State on Education, Mr. Peter Abanyam of WCS Nigeria etc.