Governor Wike dedicates victory to God and Rivers People killed in defence of democracy Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has devoted his victory to the nice people of the state, saying that he was overwhelmed by the whole assist and love they displayed throughout and after the General Elections. Governor Wike additionally devoted the victory to God . L-R: Rivers State Deputy Governor, Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike and His Wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike, through the presentation of duplicate Governorship Result Sheet to the Governor on the Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Speaking after he was declared duly re-elected by the 2vh Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC ) on Wednesday on the Government House, Port Harcourt, Governor Wike expressed gratitude to the people for standing by the PDP regardless of the unlawful actions of the enemies of democracy. He stated: “I want to thank the people of Rivers State for showing the kind of love we have never seen before. I thank them for showing the kind of support we have never seen before. He thanked PDP members for their show of courage, despite intimidation by security operatives who illegally wanted to change the will of Rivers people. “Those who died not because they were criminals, but because they wanted to defend their votes. We dedicate this victory to God those who were killed . “They protected our votes and they defended us. We pray God to grant their families the strength to bear the losses. We shall continue to support the families”, he stated. He stated that he’ll run an inclusive authorities, which is able to accommodate all shades of curiosity. “We have no other state . You may have mansions elsewhere, but there is no place like home. We must come together and build our state. “We must make the state move forward . We must not continue to de-market the state. I cannot stay beyond 2023, but Rivers State will continue to be. If you believe you are from Rivers State, end this now”, he stated. Governor Wike prolonged a hand of fellowship to his opponents, saying that no one received or misplaced, however Rivers people received. He stated the wrestle to cease collation was so vicious that it continued until the top of the collation. “We will not disappoint the PDP. We will not disappoint Rivers people. We shall continue to serve. “If anybody does anything contrary as a member of the House of Assembly, House of Representatives, Senate, the blood of those who died will visit them. I will never betray PDP. “They tried with their Federal Might, but the Superior Might from above defeated them”, he stated. Governor Wike thanked INEC for working in keeping with the tenets of the electoral act. He thanked the Police, however berated the F-SARS. Also talking, Imo State Governor-Elect, Emeka Ihedioha prayed God to strengthen Governor Wike to proceed to ship for Rivers State. Adamawa State Governor-Elect, Ahmadu Fintiri stated he was in Rivers State to share within the sweetness of the Rivers victory. He urged Governor Wike to proceed together with his initiatives supply. PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus congratulated Rivers people for standing agency and insisting on the fitting factor being accomplished. Highpoint of the celebrations was the presentation of the genuine consequence to Governor Wike by the PDP Governorship Agents, Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Austin Opara and Former Deputy Governor, Tele Ikuru.