The Senator repre
senting Rivers East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Senator George Thompson Sekibo says the on-going bridges and other developmental projects in Okrika are clear testimony of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s love for the people of the area.
Senator Sekibo made this assertion while speaking at a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rally at Okrika, in Okrika Local Government Area of Rivers recently.
He said the President is desirous to embark on more developmental projects for Okrika people and other parts of the state, and urged the people of the area to reciprocate the gesture by voting for the President for a second term.
The lawmaker assured that with the emergence of Chief Nyesom Wike as the Governorship candidate of the PDP in the state, the party would take back the mandate given to it in 2011.
He described the first Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan as active “mama” and thanked her for all her support and care, stressing that a good mother begets a good son.
In her speech, dame Jonathan thanked members of the PDP in the state for the choice of a woman, Dr. (Mrs Ipalibo Banigo as their deputy governorship candidate pointing out that with the large turn-out of people, she was convinced that all votes from Okrika, Ogu/Bolo and Port Harcourt City Local Government Areas are for PDP.
Dame Jonathan said the PDP believes in progress, development and continuity adding that the present administration led by her husband had embarked on sand filling of Okrika while another bridge from Abuloma to Kalio had been approved.
She also disclosed that the mangrove at ATC Okrika would soon be turned into new city, adding that the PDP governorship candidate had assured he would not demolish the waterfronts in Port Harcourt, when elected the governor.