Democratic Party (PDP) Port Harcourt on Wednesday blamed Federal Government for
denying Rivers and other states of the federal significant support in the fight
Chairman, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, expressed disappointment over the
development at a stakeholder gathering in Port Harcourt to inaugurate the new
Rivers PDP Executive Committee (EXCO) chaired by Ambassador Desmond Akawor.
“Governors are working without help from the Federal Government. But for God,
the situation would have been worse. Governors are running from pillar to post.
grateful to Governor Wike for the initiative he took. What the Governor has
done has helped to drastically reduce the number of cases. Rivers is lucky to
have Governor Wike at this time of crisis.
on his administration’s disposition to the pandemic amidst much criticism said
on the occasion, “But for the steps, we have taken, number of cases would have
been more. What makes a leader is the ability to be firm. I value life more
pointing at Sen Magnus Abe over his recent disappointment at Wike on the
demolition of hotels, Wike said the former political ally and Secretary to
Rivers State Government under Rotimi Amaechi has no justification to question
his action on the hotels’ saga.
“Since 2015, we have not demolished any property. But, someone who was SSG
superintended over the demolition of several properties. Now the person is
talking about the draconian process. My joy is that majority of Rivers people
love what we are doing.”
Secondus, Governor Wike and Speaker, Rivers State House of Assembly, Ikuinyi
Ibani who administered the oath of office on the new Rivers PDP EXCO, praise
outgoing State Chairman, Felix Obuah, for handing over a “winning” party, just as
they charged the new EXCO to surpass the immediate past.