The Gbenemene Tau-Tau of Tai Local Government Area, King Sam Nne said the traditional rulers of Rivers South-East the re-election of Governor Wike because of his outstanding projects delivery across the state .
He said the election has been won by Governor Wike on the strength of the fact that the governor turned the state into a huge construction site.
The Traditional Ruler said that for the first time, a Tai man has been elected a senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria through the support of Governor Wike .
Speaking on behalf of Oyigbo Local Government Area, Chief Felix Nwaeke said that Governor Wike fulfills all his promises to the people, hence they will stand with him during the elections.
For Khana Local Government Area, Chief Austin Nnako said the people of the area will turn out en-masse to re-elect Governor Wike .
Mrs Priscilla Vikwe of Gokana Local Government Area described Governor Wike as a covenant child who cannot be defeated by the evil machinations of the opposition.
RIVERS EAST SENATORIAL DISTRICT
This is one District where the impact of the Rivers State Governor has fundamentally touched the lives of the people. In all the eight local government of the District, key projects have revived the standard of living of the people.
In Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas, the Wike Administration reconstructed key roads to improve traffic and create access to economic zones. These projects have generated jobs and empowered the people.
In the two local government areas, several key projects have been executed and commissioned for the rapid development of the state. Some of these projects are: NBA House, Federal High Court, Port Harcourt, National Industrial Court, Court of Appeal, Government Girl Secondary School, Rumuokwuta, Emmanuel Aguma House, Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, Obriki-Ikwerre Road, Civil Servants Quarters, Judges Quarters , Woji -Akpajo Road and Woji-Elelenwo Road among others.
In the Etche axis, the governor linked Etche to Port Harcourt. Prior to the emergence of Governor Wike , Etche had no road to Port Harcourt. Governor Wike reconstructed and commissioned the Igwuruta-Chokocho road.
The Governor constructed the Chokocho-Umuechem-Ozuzu road and Chokocho -Igbo-Etche-Rumuokurushi Inter- Change. The Umueze -Umuogba-Umuokpurukpu-Umueke- Umunju- Umuellechi-Eberi road in Omuma LGA is nearing completion.
In Bolo of Ogu/Bolo LGA, the Rivers State Governor has constructed internal roads, while the Elele-Alimini Internal Roads have been commissioned. In Okrika Local Government Area, the Wike Administration delivered the Okochiri Internal Roads, the ATC Jetty and the General Hospital, Okrika.
Like other Senatorial Districts, the people of Rivers East have emphasised that they will re-elect Governor Wike.
Former Rivers State Governor, Sir Celestine Omehia said that Governor Wike has developed the district alongside other parts of the state, hence the decision to support his re-election.
Senator George Sekibo said that the Senatorial District is happy because the Rivers State Governor through his outstanding performance has become a national reference point on the delivery of projects and programmes.
Former President of Nigeria Bar Association, Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN) said that the entire Senatorial District is solidly behind Governor Wike.
Youth Representative, Oraye St Franklyn said Governor Wike has no option but to contest and further develop the state.
Former Minister of Transport, Dr Abiye Sekibo said that the Rivers East Senatorial District will work for the Rivers State Governor to complete his two terms.
Also speaking, Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Austin Opara said that the Rivers East Senatorial District will mobilise support for Governor Wike’s victory in 2019.
RIVERS WEST SENATORIAL DISTRICT
From Kalabari land to Abua/Odual through Ahoada to ONELGA, Governor Wike has clearly ensured that the people of Rivers West Senatorial District enjoy the benefits of good governance. The projects of Governor Wike are visible all through the communities of Rivers West.
In Kalabari land, Governor Wike has executed the Nyemoni Grammar School, Abonnema, the Abonnema Ring Road, the Abonnema-Obonoma Bridge, the General Hospital, Abonnema, the Abalama Land Reclamation Project, the Degema Zonal Hospital, the General Hospital, Buguma among other projects.
In Ahoada East and West Local Government Areas, the governor has executed the Western Ahoada County Grammar School, , GSS Okarki, Odiokwu Internal Roads, Odiokwu-Anwuigboko road, Odiokwu-Oyigba Road and the Odiokwu Water Scheme.
Former Minister of Sports, Dr Tammy Danagogo said the eight Local Government Areas of Rivers State are direct beneficiaries of the quality projects of Governor Wike.
He outlined the projects executed by Governor Wike on Local Government by Local Government basis, noting that Governor Wike deserves the massive support he enjoys.
He said: “You have proven to the people of Rivers West Senatorial District that you are the only man to stand with them irrespective of the situation.
“You were the first governor to oppose cattle colony in the South and you opposed the anti-people bill on the water-ways. The people are sure that you will defend their interests at all times”.