*ONELGA people re-affirm endorsement of Wike for re-election
By PRECIOUS IBINABO DAVIDS, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has advised Nigerians to put an end to governance centred on blame-trading which President Muhammadu Buhari has foisted on the nation since 2015.
According to a statement signed by his Special Assistant, Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, made available on 30th January, 2019, Governor Wike said that ability to perform should be the underlying factor for the electorate to vote any candidate. He said that APC Presidential Candidate, Muhammadu Buhari has done nothing to merit a second term.
He spoke on Wednesday at Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) during the PDP Campaign Rally in Omoku.
He said: “President Muhammadu Buhari does not deserve a second term. He has not shown capacity in any form. Therefore, Nigerians should vote him out on February 16.
“Since 2015, instead of performing, the APC Federal Government has focused their time on trading blames. These blame traders have no understanding of the principles of development, economic growth and employment generation ” .
He noted that the failure of the APC Federal Government was deepened by the fact that President Muhammadu Buhari refused to listen to ideas on how to develop the country.
“If we want to develop Nigeria, we must elect a President that will listen to the people. We must vote for Atiku Abubakar to kick-start the development process “, he said.
In Rivers State, he urged the people of ONELGA to vote for him for more projects in the area. The governor listed key projects executed by his administration in the area.
Governor Wike took out time to promote all PDP candidates contesting elections for different positions in the area.
He reiterated his call on leaders at the polling units to ensure that PDP wins in all their units.
Rivers State PDP Chairman, Bro Felix Obuah presented the Rivers West Senatorial District PDP Candidate, Mrs Betty Apiafi, PDP Candidate for Ahoada West/ONELGA Federal Constituency, Prince Uche Nnam-Obi, PDP Candidate for ONELGA State Constituency 1, Mr Christian Ahiakwo and PDP Candidate for ONELGA State Constituency 2, Nathaniel Uwaji to the people. He said there is no other party in the area, hence PDP will get 100 percent of the votes during the 2019 General elections .
He declared that ONELGA people will overwhelmingly vote for all PDP candidates. He stated that ONELGA people are happy with Governor Wike for the numerous projects in the area.
PDP Candidate for Ahoada West/ONELGA Federal Constituency, Prince Uche Nnam-Obi said Governor Wike has empowered ONELGA people and will be re-elected . He said the dictator must go for working against the principles of democracy. He urged the people to vote for PDP from top to bottom.
PDP Candidate for ONELGA State Constituency 2, Nathaniel Uwaji thanked the people for their support for the PDP.
Chairman of Ogba/Egbema /Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) , Victor Ifeanyi Odili assured that all the stakeholders will work all through the length and breadth of the area.
He said they will repeat the 2015 support for Governor Wike in 2019.
Rivers State Commissioner for Power, Mr Shedrack Chukwu said the campaign team in the area has been primed for success in all the forthcoming elections.
A PDP Elder, Dr Sunny Ajie said that the PDP is one family which will deliver all PDP candidates during the 2019 General elections.
State Campaign Director of Logistics, Sir Elemchukwu Ogbowu said the chairman of the party, Bro Felix Obuah has galvanised ONELGA people for the victory of the PDP. He assured that the governor of the people’s support.
Prof Mrs Ngozi Odu said ONELGA will stand with Governor Wike as a pillar of support and votes.
In his remarks, Prof Jason Osai said that Governor Wike’s said the elevation of the Local Government Area Chieftaincy
The ONELGA Traditional Rulers Council conferred on Governor Wike a significant Chieftaincy Title: “The Ebirigwogwo of Orashi Kingdom. They said that he is the hurricane who will continue to cleanse the land .