The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that nobody will be allowed to manipulate the elections of the state irrespective of the deployment of pliant soldiers and security agencies .
Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike made it known on Thursday, 31st January, 2019 as he commissioned the Okrika Island Water Reticulation Scheme. The new water scheme will cover 11 kilometres of the Island community.
Speaking during the PDP Campaign Rally at Okrika Local Government Area on Thursday, Governor Wike said that the choice of the people must prevail.
The governor stated that Rivers people have resolved to defend their votes across the 4442 polling stations.
He said: “Nobody can subvert the will of Rivers people during the forthcoming general elections. Anybody who comes to rig in the state will face the consequences.
“Allow Rivers people to vote persons of their choice. Nobody can steal our votes in Rivers State “.
He said that he has used his mandate to keep his pledges to the people. He assured that his second term will be used to improve on his quality achievements.
He said: “Ensure you defend your votes. Nobody can hijack materials here in Okrika “.
The governor assured Okrika people of the provision of electricity, key infrastructure and presence in government.
The governor called on the people to overwhelmingly vote for Atiku Abubakar and other PDP candidates during the forthcoming elections.
He said the APC Federal Government has failed the people and must be voted out for the country to make progress.
Remnants of APC members in the area defected to the PDP during the campaign rally.
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