The name “Cali Diamond” is been derived from the Capital of Cross River State “Calabar” with a slogan “Diamonds are forever”. It is one of the most coordinated troop with the main objectives of promoting and sustaining the tourism and hospitality industry. The troop derived its enigmatic colour “blue-colour” from the state official colour. The troop is mostly dominated by crossrivarians due to the name of thetroop.
The troop “Cali Diamond” possesses the carnival spirit of freedom, inspiration, loyalty, confidence, stability and intelligence and it accommodate all members of the society. Registration into this troop is totally free.
The Flag Bearer And Her Escort:
As the name says, the queen bears the troop's flag, which represent The symbol of the troop (City Angels). The queen is chosen meticulously by her beauty, self-confidence, sociability, nice expression, charisma and dance skills; but above it all, she must have the "Carnival Spirit". The Escort, who is the king is there to lead and protect her. Originally she had a sword and shield to represent and act as the defense of the troop's flag against other competingtroops.