Youth leader arrives Abuja after 5-day of trekking 474km for Sen. Jarigbe’s legislative performance 

 A prominent youth leader in Cross River North Senatorial District  Aruku Richard Monkom who  embarked on 474.9km long trek from the state  in honour of Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe arrived Abuja this morning after five days . 

The young man who flagged off his marathon walk at Federal Government College Obudu on March 19, 2024, arrived Abuja at about 11.45 am was welcomed Senator Jarigbe and other supporters.

He said: “I trekked day and night and thank God I was able to make it here after, and embarked on the long walk as my only way to appreciate the quality representation our Distinguished Senator has given the Cross River North in the Senate.

“I did vidoe of myself in every popular locations on my way down here starting from the Federal giverent college Obudu, down to Makurdi, Akwanga, keffi ,mararaba and finally Abuja.”

Richard who is the coordinator of PDP youth movement in Cross River told journalist that he was in Abuja to present award to Senator Jarigbe and to encourage him to continue with his good work for the zone.

According to him “I have only met Distinguidhed Senator once and this is my first time of coming closer to him and embarking on the long walk was the only way I felt I could honour him for standing with our people.

He said the lawmaker has become a model for everyone in the society due to his standout legislative performance which is basically on Human Capital and Infrastructural Development in the zone.

Speaking when he received the trekker and other youths in his official home, Sen Jarigbe thanked Mr Richard for his amazing show of solidarity.

Senator Jarigbe who is the chairman Senate Committee on Gas said the action of Mr Richard will rather spur him into more work for his people.