Fostering Economic Growth and Good Governance: TCRM’s Courtesy Visit to the Ministry of Commerce

The Cross River Movement (TCRM) recently undertook a crucial courtesy visit to the Ministry of Commerce, extending warm congratulations to Commissioner Honorable Abigail Duke on her well-deserved appointment. Led by Program Manager Sct. Omojefe Kennedy Orezime, representing the Founder and Executive Director, Mr. Iso Bassey, the TCRM team emphasized the importance of bridging the gap between the ministry and the people. Their goal is to facilitate dialogues and explore ways in which the ministry can reach the citizens, providing training, support, and enabling policies for businesses in Cross River State.

Governance: Citizen Participation and Engagement

According to Kunle Lawal, “while governance is the provision of systems that enable the government to provide equal and fair opportunities to citizens and people who are more marginal in the society, and leading citizens to the perfect directions, citizens too owe a duty to participate by engaging these systems through meaningful contributions.”