Wike Assures Isiokpo People Of More Development Projects


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has assured Isiokpo people that he will continue to develop the area in honour of his commitment to the Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi, the Eze Igo of Isiokpo.
Speaking during the burial service of the Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi at Isiokpo on Saturday, Governor Wike also assured the bereaved family that he will always stand with them.
He said: “I will continue to keep my promises to Isiokpo people. The only thing you can do to make your father happy is to ensure that you keep the flag flying.
“Your father stood by us. Your father supported us. I will support you. I will stand by you. It doesn’t matter what it is, I will stand by you and weather the storm “.
The governor noted that the Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi asked him to construct a major road in Isiokpo for the good of his people.
“Late 2017, he came to me and said several persons had made promises to him and none was fulfilled. He asked me to do something for him. He asked me to construct the major road in his part of Isiokpo. I thank God that we constructed that road. I feel happy that I listened to him”, he said.
He stated that before he started his political career, the Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi gave him the required encouragement.
The governor said that the Late Politician was not just a father, but a political mentor of note.
He said: “A man full of honour, a man full of life. Whether young or old, Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi mixed with all persons. He was a friend to the young and the elderly”.
Governor Wike condoled with the family of Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi and prayed God to grant them the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike on Thursday joined other Rivers leaders for the Service of Songs in honour of Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi, the Eze-Igo 1 of Isiokpo.
The Service of Songs took place at the Saint Jude’s Military Church, Port Harcourt.
Also in attendance were: Former Rivers State Governor, Dr Peter Odili, Former Rivers State Governor, Sir Celestine Omehia, Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Austin Opara and the Chairman of the Rivers State PDP Campaign Council, Chief Ferdinand Alabraba.
Others at the Service of Songs were: Member Representing Abua/Odual/Ahoada East Federal Constituency, Mrs Betty Apiafi, Chief Judge of Rivers State, Justice Adama Iyaye-Laminkanra, Mr Tonye Cole of Sahara Energy Limited, Mr Dakuku Peterside of NIMASA, Commissioners, State Lawmakers and captains of industry.
The Service of Songs was marked by the rendition of hymns and songs of praise to God.
Son of Late Chief Maxwell Tasie Amadi, Mr Eloka Tasie-Amadi thanked leaders of the State for their support during the family’s moment of grief.
In a testimony, Former President of Nigeria Bar Association, Chief Onueze Okocha said Chief Tasie Amadi was a good friend to everyone and could mix with all classes of people.