….Fubara Will Not Disappoint Rivers People, Says Wike
The governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP in Rivers State for the 2023 general elections, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has vowed to invest massively in road construction, schools, hospitals, and security in Ikwerre Local Government Area when elected governor of Rivers State.
Fubara also pledged to continue and consolidate on the widely commendable impactful developmental programmes of the administration of Governor Nyesom Wike in Ikwerre LGA.
The gubernatorial candidate stated these at the Rivers State PDP state-level campaign rally for Ikwerre Local Government Area at Omagwa on Tuesday, 17 January, 2023.
“We are in an LGA that is very significant to our cause. We came here to ask for your support in 2015, you told us the things you want us to do for you, His Excellency Nyesom Wike promised to do them for you, almost 8 years later, you can all attest that we have fulfilled those promises made to you.
“We are here again to seek your support, we are here to tell you that, that faith you had in us in 2015 and 2019 because of our performance, you should also have the same faith in us in 2023 because we will not fail you, we will even do more this time.
“The administration of our Principal and Leader built a model secondary school in the community of the former governor of this state, constructed internal roads in virtually all the communities in this LGA. I will continue from wherever he stops.
“Our mission here is to tell you to continue to support us for continuity and consolidation. We will provide good governance because that is what we stand for and that is what our Principal has provided for you since 2015.
“The few roads that are remaining in Ikwerre Local Government Area will be constructed by us. We will improve on your health services. Governor Wike has been able to tackle insecurity in this LGA, we will improve on that to maintain the peace you are currently enjoying. We will reconstruct and equip more schools in this LGA,” the guber candidate added.
In his remarks, Rivers State Governor, His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike said Siminalayi Fubara will not disappoint Rivers people when he takes over. The Governor also asserted that Rivers PDP has shown good examples by obeying and complying with the Advertisement and Use of State-Owned Properties Prohibition Act.
“I want to appreciate the Peoples Democratic Party in the state for showing good examples by obeying the laws of the state, as it concerns holding political rallies in public facilities and school premises. Other associations must also follow what PDP is doing in showing a good example of following due process and obeying the rule of law.
“We are here in Ikwerre Local Government Area to once again say thank you for your support since 2015 when I came out to run for governorship election in the state, you also supported me in 2019. I made several promises to you, to the glory of God, I have fulfilled those promises. I am pleased to announce to you that I have awarded the construction of Ubima-Ozuoha Road.
“By the grace of God, my successor the guber candidate is here with us, I am very sure he will not disappoint you. I know that, him and his team will give you the best. They will continue from where we are going to stop, and consolidate on our gains. Governance is not about long speeches but about making the people happy with your polices, actions, and programmes,” the Governor added.
Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State, Amb. Desmond Akawor presented flags to the House of Reps candidate for Ikwerre/Emohua Federal Constituency, and the candidate for Ikwerre State Constituency.
The Director-General of the New Rivers Vision Consolidation Campaign Council, Bro Felix Obuah thanked the people of Ikwerre Local Government Area for coming out in large numbers for the rally, he said that it is a clear sign that in deed PDP is the only party on ground in the LGA.