The 2023 elections in Rivers State will be a “fight to finish”, according to Governor Nyesom Wike, as he noted that the election is coming at a crucial moment that the electorate will use to decide who will govern the state in the next tenure.
Wike, the leader of the G-5 governors, a group of recalcitrant governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who made the assertion on Monday at the party’s flag-off campaign rally held at the Felix Obuah Pavilion, Omoku Town in Ogba-Egbema- Ndoni Local Government area, gave the assurance that the party was going to win all the positions at the end of the elections.
Wike further emphasised that in previous elections, the PDP had won the governorship, senatorial, House of Representatives and State of Assembly seats, and in the forth coming election, the situation would not be different.
“We have never failed in anything we have told you. Success has always been with us. God has been with us. This time is not going to be different. God will continue to lead us,” Wike said.
“It is a fight to finish. Do not be afraid. We are going to win at the end of the day. You know that we have always won. We will continue to win.
“You have to listen to your leaders through the DG (director general) of the campaign. They will come back to you, sit you down and tell you where we are heading to.
Seemingly taking a swipe at the presidential candidate of the PDP, Atiku Abubakar, Wike said:
“That is how you know those who hate Rivers State, that is how you know those who love us. If you hate Rivers State, we will not give you our vote. We will only give our vote to those who love Rivers state.”
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