Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has referred to as on Transportation Minister Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi to hitch palms with him to develop the state.
It was the top of the street yesterday for the Rivers State All Progressives Congress (APC) in its battle to unseat the Governor Nyesom Wike-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) authorities within the Southsouth state.
The Supreme Court struck out three appeals filed by the APC, its candidate within the governorship election Tonye Patrick Cole and members of his faction.
The governor, in a state broadcast to mark the landmark ruling by the apex court waved the olive department. He mentioned the state stood to learn extra if all leaders are united.
The governor particularly urged Amaechi, the chief of the APC within the state, to group up with him in creating the state.
He mentioned: “Although the current politics of acrimony and bitterness could have strayed from the noble path of the previous, I nonetheless imagine that we will be higher if standing and dealing collectively for our state and our people.
”I subsequently appeal to the APC and the Minister of Transportation to hitch palms with us to maneuver our pricey state ahead. We can not as leaders proceed to stay divided and anticipate authorities to ship on its tasks to our people. Let us from henceforth search the widespread floor as an alternative of permitting our variations to be exploited to retard our march to progress.
”I appeal to our people to eschew all acts of acrimony, criminality, unrest, and violence all through the state. I want to recommit myself to proceed to do all that’s humanly doable to make sure the unity and peaceable co-existence of all our people, no matter political affiliation”.
Wike directed the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to assessment all pending felony circumstances linked to politics earlier than the 2019 elections and make needed suggestions to advertise reconciliation.
He mentioned: “I hereby direct the Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to review all pending criminal proceedings filed against any person by the state and directly related to political activities prior to the 2019 general elections and make appropriate recommendations to me for necessary action to promote reconciliation among us.”
The governor pledged to run an inclusive authorities aimed toward selling the state.
He mentioned: “Today, I recommit myself to be the Governor for all of the people of Rivers State for the following 4 years. Accordingly, we will kind an all-inclusive authorities to advance the collective curiosity of all our people, no matter social gathering, ethnic or spiritual affiliations.
“We have come a great distance within the final 4 years and completed quite a bit to be happy with. But there’s nonetheless much more to do to advance and realise the final word imaginative and prescient of our founding fathers for a really united, safe, and affluent State and we want the help of all our people to appreciate this daring imaginative and prescient.