Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari spent his failed time in government struggling to generate security crisis in Rivers State because he was not interested in the growth of the state
He lamented that for close to four years, President Muhammadu Buhari deliberately refused to grant any request for assistance from the Rivers State Government.
Governor Wike spoke during the PDP Campaign Rally for Ahoada East Local Government Area at the Ahoada Temporary Stadium on Wednesday.
He said the people of Rivers State are determined to vote for Atiku Abubakar and other PDP candidates because the APC is a fraudulent party that should be sent to the political wilderness.
“Instead the Buhari administration instigates crisis because they want to generate confusion “, he said.
The governor noted that Rivers people will overwhelmingly vote for Atiku Abubakar because they want a leader that will make an impact in the state.
“Atiku Abubakar will bring back the Industrial Estate in Ahoada and also revive our ports. The Buhari administration lacks knowledge of the fundamentals of development, hence they must be voted out”, he said.
He announced the award of a contract for the construction of Government Secondary School, while the reconstruction of Western Ahoada County High School will be completed before the election.
The governor stated that the process for the siting of the two Faculties of the Rivers State University at Ahoada is on track. He said that the project has been included in the 2019 Budget.
“If you don’t vote for PDP, the armed robbers of APC will stop the siting of the two Faculties in Ahoada”, he said.
While urging the people of Ahoada East Local Government Area to remain with the PDP, he noted that there has been no benefit from the APC Federal Government in the area.
Rivers State PDP Chairman; Bro Felix Obuah expressed happiness that Ahoada people the good works of Governor Wike and have agreed to reciprocate during the forthcoming elections.
The Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah presented Rivers West PDP Senatorial Candidate, Mrs Betty Apiafi, PDP Candidate for Abua/Odual/Ahoada East Federal Constituency, Solomon Bob, PDP Candidate for Ahoada East Constituency 1, Chibodum Ezu and PDP Candidate for Ahoada East Constituency 2, Edison Ehie.
PDP Candidate for Abua/Odual/Ahoada East Federal Constituency, Solomon Bob said the people are out to celebrate Governor Wike, noting that the people will stand with the governor all the way.
PDP Candidate for Ahoada East Constituency 2, Edison Ehie said the visit is an assurance that the people will vote the PDP. He said the people irrespective of political affiliation support Governor Wike.
He said that the youths will defend their votes, noting that nobody will steal votes in the area. He said total mobilisation has been carried out to ensure 100 percent victory.
Director General of the Rivers State Campaign Council, Ambassador Desmond Akawor said the mammoth crowd depicts the support of Ekpeye people for Governor Wike.
He said that the governor’s bold entry into Ahoada East Local Government Area is due to his outstanding projects delivery in the areas of health and education.
Chairman of Ahoada East Local Government Area, Benjamin Eke said that the people will work hard to ensure the total victory of PDP in all the forthcoming elections.
Also speaking, Ahoada East PDP Chairman, Mr Sunny Ideozu said there is no other political party in the area because they people appreciate the key projects of the governor.
Commissioner of Water Resources, Prof Kaniye Ebeku said that the people are happy to have the performing governor visit them.
Highpoint of the rally was the defection of the few APC members to the PDP.