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Welcome to the Enchanting Cross River State: A Haven of Opportunities

Ekombi Dance during Calabar Carnival

Greetings to all who seek new horizons, and welcome to the heart of Nigeria's flourishing paradise – Cross River State. As the Governor of this illustrious land, I extend my warmest greetings and an open invitation to you, dear reader, to embark on a journey that will uncover the rich tapestry of culture, nature, and boundless opportunities that our state holds.

Agbokim Water Falls in Ikom Local Government Area

A Land of Abundant Beauty

Cross River State is a gem nestled in the West African landscape, boasting a rich blend of natural wonders and vibrant traditions. Our state is home to an array of diverse landscapes, from the lush green forests that are the hallmark of our commitment to preserving the environment, to the awe-inspiring heights of the Obudu Ranch Resort, where one can find solace in the cool embrace of the clouds.

Our northern reaches are graced by rolling hills and majestic mountains, each with a tale of its own etched into its rugged terrain. The Agbokim and Kwa Falls are nature's own symphony, as crystal-clear waters cascade with a melody that soothes the soul.

Preserving Nature's Sanctuary

Cross River State is not just a destination; it's an experience. Here, you'll find the only preserved rainforest in West Africa, an eco-conscious testament to our commitment to conserving the environment for generations to come. The lush vegetation is teeming with biodiversity, a treasure trove of flora and fauna that invites exploration and marvel.

Slave Trade Museum Duke Town Calabar Municipal

A Call to Global Visionaries

To the discerning investor, I extend a hand of partnership, inviting you to unlock the endless possibilities that await within our state. Cross River State is a canvas upon which your visionary endeavours can be painted. With a thriving economy, strategic location, and the open arms of a forward-thinking government, you will find an atmosphere ripe for your business to flourish.

Imagine the potential to collaborate in sectors that range from agriculture to technology, from tourism to manufacturing. Our people, brimming with energy and passion, are eager to welcome your ideas and work hand in hand to create lasting progress. By investing in Cross River State, you not only secure a brighter future for your business but also contribute to the holistic development of our great land.

A Symphony of Culture and Heritage

As you explore Cross River State, the symphony of our cultural heritage will resonate deeply within you. From the vibrant Calabar Carnival that brings our streets to life, to the sumptuous culinary delights that tantalise your taste buds, our culture is a celebration of life itself. Our people are known for their warmth and hospitality, eager to share their stories and traditions with open hearts.

A Pledge to Collaborate

Under my leadership, our government is committed to fostering an environment that nurtures partnerships with global visionaries. We believe that your success is our success. By joining hands, we can elevate not only your business prospects but also the prosperity of our beloved state.

To the intrepid explorers, visionary leaders, and enterprising entrepreneurs, Cross River State beckons. Our state is more than just a destination; it's a transformational experience that awaits those who are ready to embrace its charm, its heritage, and its future. Together, let us forge a new era of progress and prosperity.

Welcome to Cross River State – where opportunity meets boundless beauty.

Warm regards,

Prince Bassey Edet Otu

Governor of Cross River State