Any government that can’t protect lives, properties has failed – Wike The Informant247

Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Governor has vowed that enemies of the state will fail at the forthcoming elections.

He said voting revolution would be adopted as a strategy to crumble the ambitions of haters of the state.

Wike made this statement on Wednesday during a kick-off of Obodhi-Ozochi Road/Bridge construction in Ahoada West Local Government Area.

Wike said the voting revolution would ensure the election of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) governorship candidate, Siminialayi Fubara, to consolidate on the achievements of his administration, while promising that Rivers PDP would commence its campaign by Monday in Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area.

The Governor said it would be in the interest of the people of the State to vote for the PDP governorship, National and State legislative candidates to consolidate on the gains of the past seven years.

Wike urged voters in Ekpeye land to be ready and be part of the voting revolution, with the same excitement shown as they received the democratic dividends delivered by his administration in the area.

The Governor recalled how some of their sons like the Deputy Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly, Edison Ehie; Hope Ikiriko and Benjamin Eke, amongst others supported his bid to become governor in 2015.

“Today, they are delighted that they are part of the government and are attracting development to communities in Ekpeye land”, he said.

Wike particularly, thanked God for enabling him to change the developmental narrative for communities as they had not witnessed government presence.

He said Ehie was the first to notify him of Ozochi that had never been linked by road to any neigbouring town.

The governor frowned on the non-execution of the contract for the reconstruction of Government Secondary School in Okarki by Ekpeye sons, even when the state government had paid 100 per cent of the contract sum to the contractors.

Wike, however, announced that his administration would re-award the project to another company and ensure its completion, while warning youths in the area against attacking road construction workers, as government would not hesitate to discontinue the project.

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