Kashim Ibrahim was the first and last indigenous civilian governor of the Northern Region of Nigeria until the military coup of January 15, 1966.
Cross River State is the leading tourism state in Nigeria. Especially the capital, Calabar. Visitors from different parts of Nigeria come to the city in large numbers all year round.
Professor Chinua Achebe wrote in 1983 that “Nigeria cannot be the same again because Aminu Kano once lived here.”