Degema People Declare Total Support for Wike’s Re-election


Leaders and people of Degema Local Government Area have declared that they will work round the clock to ensure the re-election of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike.

The leaders spoke at the PDP Campaign Rally at Degema on Sunday, where they said all structures of the party have been energized to deliver Governor Wike in the 130 Polling Units of the area.

They said that key projects have been executed across Degema Local Government Area to improve the living condition of the people.

Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo described Governor Wike as a true leader who is Kalabari friendly. She hails from the area.

She said the Rivers State Governor has blessed Degema people with key projects. She thanked Governor Wike for keeping faith with her as his running mate.

“Since the creation of Rivers State, no woman has been deputy governor. In your tenure, you made it possible for a woman to be deputy governor”, she said.

She said that Degema people have decided that they would use their permanent voters cards to re-elect Governor Wike.

PDP Candidate for Bonny/Degema Federal Constituency , Doctor Farah Dagogo said Niger Delta people believe Governor Wike as an exceptional leader of the region. He said Niger Delta people are prepared to make sacrifices for Governor Wike to remain a leader of the region.

Former Degema Local Government Chairman, Mr Abiye Davids said that the PDP remains the only functional political party in the area.

Commissioner of Energy and Natural Resources, Elder Damiete Hebert Miller said that the Governor and Deputy Governor are a match for victory. He expressed gratitude to the Rivers State Governor for his outstanding projects delivery

Chairman of Degema Local Government Area, Dr Tony Philmoore said that Degema people are working round the clock to re-elect Governor Wike.

Chairman of PDP Degema Local Government Area, Chief Tonye Tyger thanked the Rivers State Governor for his love for the area which led to the retention of Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo as his running mate.

Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah presented PDP Candidate for Rivers West Senatorial District, Mrs Betty Apiafi, PDP Candidate for Bonny/Degema Federal Constituency , Doctor Farah Dagogo and PDP Candidate for Degema State Constituency, Soberekon Raymond to Degema people and asked them to vote for them.

Addressing the rally, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike assured Degema People of more projects in the area.

The governor stated that his administration after consulting leaders of Degema Local Government Area, will elevate a traditional stool to first class status.

He called on Degema People to overwhelmingly vote for Atiku Abubakar for the transformation of the country.

He said for the People of Rivers State, Atiku Abubakar remains the best option because he has already started investing in the state.

Governor Wike stated that Atiku Abubakar will facilitate job creation for the teeming youths of the country.

“Voting for Atiku Abubakar will generate more jobs for the country and revive the economy. For us in Rivers State, he is the best option “, he said.

He said the struggle ahead is to fight to overcome the forces of darkness and dictatorship. He said all Nigerians must be united to make progress in this regard.

Governor Wike said that a vote for PDP will translate to freedom and development, noting that all PDP candidates deserve the votes of the people.

On the PDP Presidential Rally on Monday, Governor Wike urged the people to mobilise PDP to make the desired statement to the entire country.

Highpoint of the occasion, was the defection of hundreds of APC members to the PDP.


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