Thousands of Rivers people on Tuesday gathered at the Polo Field in Port Harcourt to celebrate the presentation of Certificates of Return to Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo and elected members of the Rivers State House of Assembly.
Rivers people kept a vigil on Aba Road and processed to the Polo Club after the Certificate of Return was presented to the Rivers State Governor.
They sang songs of praises to God for the victory of the PDP, despite the evil machinations of the Nigerian Army during the 2019 General Elections.
Governor Wike, his Deputy, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo, PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus described the celebration as historic because it captures the aspirations of Rivers people. He said the election is the longest in the history of the country, spanning from March 9 to April 3, 2019.
He said all Rivers leaders are standing with Governor Wike because he is working for the people and promoting Rivers interest.
Secondus thanked Rivers people for standing firm to defend the state from the fangs of her enemies.
“This Governor hears directly from God. If you don’t have the fear of God, you cannot forgive others. He has opened his doors for everyone. Our advice is for our brothers to take the opportunity so that we can Consolidate on his achievements”.
He said in Rivers State, the power of the Almighty God is ever present to defeat the Federal Might.
The PDP National Chairman urged Rivers people to work towards changing the narrative of the state. He said Rivers people must always speak peace on the state.
The celebration attracted Rivers people from the 23 Local Government Areas of the State.