Supreme Court judgment: Governor Wike says it a victory for the rule of law , people of Rivers State


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has  declared  that  his victory at the Supreme Court is a victory  for  the  rule of law and the people of Rivers State.

Governor  Wike  added that the Supreme Court judgment  is a victory for democracy and a confirmation  that the  will of  God  will always  prevail  over the machinations  of  men.

In a statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Governor Wike said that the judgment of the Supreme Court validation of his election  is a confirmation of  the  mandate  freely given  to  him by the  people  of  the state.

Governor  Wike  trekked on the streets of Port Harcourt  before ending up at the Government  House. As he walked the streets he was greeted by celebrating Rivers  people.

  While assuring the  people  of  Rivers State that his victory  at the Supreme Court  will lead to  greater delivery  of  democracy dividends across  the  state,  Governor  Wike extended a hand of fellowship  to the  Rivers  State APC Governorship Candidate, Dakuku Peterside to join hands  with  his administration  to develop  the state.

He praised the APC  Governorship Candidate, Dr Dakuku Peterside  for approaching  the Judiciary,  instead of embarking on  violence.

He stated that the people  of  Rivers  State  will continue  to  benefit  from  the  pro-people projects  and  programmes  of his administration as he is determined  to  always to live up to  the  social contract  he entered with the Rivers people.

Governor  Wike  specially thanked  all Rivers people for their faith in him and his administration.


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