Rivers West Senatorial District on Monday endorsed Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for a second term, saying that they are satisfied with his excellent performance.
Thousands of leaders and PDP Members from the eight Local Government Areas of Rivers West Senatorial District converged on Ahoada where they communicated their resolution to the Rivers State Governor.
From one Local Government Area to the next, the people of the district defied the heavy rain to display their support for Governor Wike.
Leader of the Senatorial District and Former Presidential Aspirant, Chief Ferdy Alabrabra said the endorsement of Governor Wike is premised on the fact that the governor has touched all the eight Local Government Areas of the district.
“The people of Rivers West Senatorial District are for Governor Wike. In view of the good works of Governor Wike, we have resolved to overwhelmingly vote him again in 2019”, he said.
Former Minister of Sports, Dr Tammy Danagogo said the eight Local Government Areas of Rivers State are direct beneficiaries of the quality projects of Governor Wike.
He outlined the projects executed by Governor Wike on Local Government by Local Government basis, noting that Governor Wike deserves the massive support he enjoys.
He said: “You have proven to the people of Rivers West Senatorial District that you are the only man to stand with them irrespective of the situation.
“You were the first governor to oppose cattle colony in the South and you opposed the anti-people bill on the water-ways. The people are sure that you will defend their interests at all times”.
First Class Traditional Ruler, Eze Ekpeye Logbo, Eze Robinson O. Robinson declared that the people are happy with Governor Wike, hence the resolution of the district to support his Re-election.
Responding, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike declared that Rivers PDP would win the 2019 elections in honour of the late Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice .
He said: “From what I am seeing here, 2019 is concluded. Nonetheless, we should expect alignments and re-alignments. In Ahoada East, we need someone who will complement the efforts of Edison.
“In this election, we must not give room for manipulation. APC has nothing to offer Nigeria. After three years, they should be booted out”.
He warned security agencies against being used to rig elections, saying that when the chips are down, the APC Federal Government will abandon the security agencies as they made DG DSS a scapegoat.
He said that he will not be intimidated by EFCC, saying that his commitment to the growth of the state is total.
A minute silence was observed in honour of the late Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Rivers State.
Highpoint of the occasion was the presentation of icon of the re-election to Governor Wike by the Eze Ekpeye Logbo.