From Willie Etim and Blessing Ibunge, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has pleaded for forgiveness from anyone he has offended, stressing he has also forgiven those that in anyway offended him.
This as the Governor has dedicated his victory for all Rivers people, saying that is a new beginning for the state.
Wike who spoke on Sunday, during a family thanksgiving at the Salvation Ministry Headquarters in Port Harcourt, said despite the political turmoil, nobody lost during the elections.
He said: “Nobody has won and nobody has lost the elections. But Rivers State has won.
“I forgive anyone that has wronged me and I also ask for forgiveness from those that I have wronged “.
He said that he was in Church to give thanks to God for his faithfulness in the face of fierce political battles during the 2019 General Elections.
“We have come here to give God thanks because he is so faithful to us. We have come to thank God for the fight he fought on our behalf.
“It is only God who can fight for us. We have no power of our own to fight”.
He thanked the Presiding Pastor of Salvation Ministry, Pastor David Ibiyeomie for his spiritual support during the long drawn political battle.
Governor Wike said even when he faltered in faith, he was strengthened by the cleric with his confidence restored.
The Governor said that with what transpired during the long drawn political battle, it is obvious that truly Rivers is a Christian State.
Speaking Senior Pastor of Salvation Ministry, Pastor David Ibiyeomie prayed God to accept the governor’s Thanksgiving and bless him.
He said by the Special Thanksgiving, God will perfect everything that concerns Governor Wike and his family.
He decreed God’s wisdom on Governor Wike, said God will grant him the enablement to lead the State in the right direction.