Rivers Lawmakers Drum Support For Wike


Last week, the Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani joined other thousands of supporters of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike for the “One Million Youths for New Rivers State” walk in Andoni Local Government Area.
Ibani together with members representing Ahoada-East, Hon. Edison Ehie and Hon. Major Jack including House of Representatives members for Andoni/Opobo Nkoro Federal Constituency, Hon. Awaji-Inobek Abiante and Chairman of the council, Elijah Elijah.
Others who joined in the “One million Youths” walk included, Emelia Nte and Assembly aspirant, Hon. Oworte walked through major roads at Ngo town headquarters of Andoni Local Government Area.
After the walk to Agwat Obolo and back to Ngo town, the speaker told newsmen that he was impressed with the huge turn-out, saying “it’s a confirmation of the good works of the state governor and the confidence the people have for him to continue”.
Ibani affirmed that the walk has shown that Andoni Local Government Area is solidy behind the aspiration and government of Chief Wike-led administration.
On their part, leaders of the “One Million Youths for New Rivers State,” Hon. Ehie and Hon. Jack expressed satisfaction over what they described as “huge support for NEW in Andoni Local Government Area.”
Jack stated that the crowd was unprecedented coupled with the fact that, the area is riverine and rural, but the people came out in huge numbers.
For Ehie, the success of the walk confirms that Andoni is PDP and ready to defend their vote come 2019.
The Ahoada-born legislator warned that the youths of Rivers State would not tolerate any scheme to upturn their avowed support for Wike.
The legislator further lamented that the youths are tired of the APC-led Federal government, as he listed the numerous projects and achievements of the PDP in the state.
Ehie therefore, urged the youths to ensure that the APC-led federal government is booted out in 2019, and expressed confidence that the PDP will take over the federal and state to reverse the bad policies and hardship meted on Nigerians
Member representing Andoni-Opobo/Nkoro in the House of Representatives, Hon. Abiante was full of praises for the organizers of the walk, as he submitted that Andoni is 100% for Wike and for PDP.
Abiante used the event to call on the people of the area to remain steadfast in their support for the PDP.
The federal legislator assured that lots of dividends await the constituency, as they pitch their tent with the ruling party in Rivers State.