Wike embarks on “meet the people victory parade “, dedicates judicial success to Rivers people


Rivers  State  Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Friday  formally dedicated  his victory  at  the  Supreme Court to the ordinary  people of the state during  a “meet the people  people  victory  parade” across the major residential  areas of Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas.

Greeted by several thousands of residents which included women, youths, children  and  men, Governor  Wike  said  that  the Supreme Court judgment was made possible  by  votes of the people  on April 11 and 12, 2015 and their prayers while the  litigation  lasted in different  courts.

The “meet the people victory parade ” was carnival-like as Rivers  people sang popular  Wike campaign  songs as his motorcade drove by.

Governor Wike who drove in an open roof Sports Utility  Vehicle  waived and  shook hands with residents, thanking them via the use of a megaphone.

The  governor  told the  people of  the  state  that he will remain committed  to  their welfare all through his administration. He said that his administration  will  deliver  on all development  programmes  promised the people.

According  to him, the  state will be the centre of attraction in this dispensation  because  of  the  successes  that his administration  will record.

“I wholeheartedly  thank the  people of Rivers State  for their votes, support and prayers  all through  this process. We are building  a new Rivers State  that will benefit  all our people.

“You have played your  part in this social contract. It is now my turn to continue  to  deliver.  You have already  witnessed unprecedented  development, but that is just the beginning  of  our success story. This administration  will make Rivers State  the reference  point of development  projects in the  country. I remain  eternally grateful  to  you “.

A statement  by  Simeon Nwakaudu,  Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media noted that  Governor Wike  was accompanied  on the tour  by Senator George Sekibo, Senatorial Candidate  for PDP in Rivers East Senatorial District, Former Deputy Speaker  of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon Austin Opara and Rivers State PDP chairman, Bro Felix Obuah.

Governor  Wike’s  meet the  people victory parade took him to Borikiri and Diobu  in Port Harcourt City. He also traversed Rumuokwuta and Rumuola in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.

The governor  appealed to  the  people of Rivers State  to support  all PDP  candidates  during  the  forthcoming rerun state and national Assembly elections. 


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