From Blessing Ibunge, Port Harcourt
The Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Felix Obuah has called on the people of the State to remain resolute in their support for Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike administration, saying that the Governor is a promise keeper.
Obuah who stated this while receiving the All Progressives Congress (APC) members who decamped to the PDP in Emohua Local Government Area of the state, assured Rivers people that Governor Wike will continue to provide quality and credible leadership in the state.
He told the mammoth crowd at the reception of the decampees that the good job which the Governor is doing all over the State is a valid testimony that Wike is indeed a ‘promise keeper’.
He recalled that Governor Wike had during his campaigns ahead of the 2015 Governorship Election assured that his administration would bring development to all the nooks and crannies of the State, adding that the Governor has not only kept those promises but has also performed beyond expectations, evidenced by the numerous laurels to his credit from national and international bodies.
The State PDP Chairman, who was overwhelmed at the rally, where over 2,000 members of both APC and Labour Party (LP) defected to the PDP, said the event was a pointer that Wike is truly working.
Obuah who discredited the eight years former Governor Chibuike Amaechi administration, stressed that in less than three years in office, Governor Wike has demonstrated good governance through relentless effort at executing needed projects for the people.
He said: “Governor Wike has given to every Rivers man and woman, a sense of pride. Our State has been re-branded and we can now proudly showcase our identity as Rivers people, to the admiration of others”.
Obuah urged the people of the State not to waiver in their support for the Governor but to take advantage of the ongoing Voters Registration exercise and obtain their Permanent Voters Card as according to him, the PVC remains the only instrument needed to re-enact what they did in 2015 and return Governor Wike to power again come 2019.
His words: “I appreciate and congratulate you all for taking a bold step to make the right decision. It is a wise decision you have made for yourselves and posterity as those parties you left only exist on the pages of newspapers.
“APC has nothing to offer Rivers people. Our common resources for eight years under Amaechi were plundered and even today that APC is in control at the national level, they have abandoned Rivers people. Our airport and seaport have been abandoned and the people from the State who have been given federal appointments have also abandoned the State and pursuing their selfish interests”.