Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that nobody will be allowed to manipulate the elections of the state irrespective of the deployment of pliant soldiers and security agencies .
Also on Thursday, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike commissioned the Okrika Island Water Reticulation Scheme. The new water scheme will cover 11 kilometres of the Island community.
The governor stated that Rivers people have resolved to defend their votes across the 4442 polling stations.
Speaking during the PDP Campaign Rally at Okrika Local Government Area on Thursday, Governor Wike said that the choice of the people must prevail.
He said: “Nobody can subvert the will of Rivers people during the forthcoming general elections. Anybody who comes to rig in the state will face the consequences.
“Allow Rivers people to vote persons of their choice. Nobody can steal our votes in Rivers State “.
He said that he has used his mandate to keep his pledges to the people. He assured that his second term will be used to improve on his quality achievements.
He said: “Ensure you defend your votes. Nobody can hijack materials here in Okrika “.
The governor assured Okrika people of the provision of electricity, key infrastructure and presence in government.
The governor called on the people to overwhelmingly vote for Atiku Abubakar and other PDP candidates during the forthcoming elections.
He said the APC Federal Government has failed the people and must be voted out for the country to make progress.
Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah presented PDP Candidate for Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator George Sekibo, PDP Candidate for Okrika/Ogu-Bolo Federal Constituency and PDP Candidate for Okrika State Constituency, Linda Somiari Stewart to the people for the 2019 General elections.
He said that Rivers people will re-elect Governor Wike and vote the other PDP candidates. He said that in the history of Rivers State, Governor Wike is the most gender-friendly governor.
PDP Candidate for Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator George Sekibo said that the Okrika people are totally in support of the Rivers State Governor. He said that the visit is to celebrate the movement towards Brick House and the various Assemblies.
He said the APC sowed the wind and they are reaping the whirlwind. He said that the APC will not escape their self inflicted crisis .
Former Minister of Transport, Dr Abiye Sekibo said the people are committed to the re-election of Governor Wike because of his outstanding projects delivery.
Former Nigerian International, Adokiye Amiesimaka said that Governor Wike is a faithful servant of Rivers people who proven himself as an indigene of all the 23 Local Government Areas.
He charged the people to cast their votes exclusively for PDP and stand to defend their votes from riggers.
Commissioner for Youths, Akuro Tobin said the governor’s projects will create a good future for the youths of the state.
Remnants of APC members in the area defected to the PDP during the campaign rally.