GOVERNOR WIKE URGES LEADERS OF CHURCHES IN NIGERIA TO FAST FOR A SMOOTH TRANSITION AND WITH GOD FEARING MAN TO SUCCEED IN 2023.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on May 31, 2021
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on leaders of Churches in Nigeria to fast and pray for a smooth transition and a man with the fear of God to succeed in 2023.
He has also reiterated his stand that no Single individual will impose a candidate for the 2023 Governorship election in the State.
Governor Wike was speaking at the thanksgiving service to mark the Second Anniversary of the Second tenure of his administration at Saint Paul’s Cathedral Diobu, Port-Harcourt, emphasizing that he has also not promised anybody as his successor.
Governor Wike who noted his ordeal during the 2015 and 2019 elections, however ascribe his achievements in God and his continued grace to provide democratic dividends to Rivers people.
He assured Rivers people that he would use the remaining two years of his administration to make the people of the State happy and announced that a tenth flyover would be constructed at the Water Tank area of Rumukwurushi in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.
Governor Wike noted that service to Rivers people would continue to be his utmost priority, saying all evil plan against his administration will fail.
In his Sermon, Bishop, Diocese of Niger Delta North, Church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Right Reverend Wisdom Budu Ihunwo stressed the need for people to always ascribe their success to God as he alone deserves the glory.
Right Reverend Ihunwo who noted the developmental strides of the Governor in the areas of road infrastructure, education, Agriculture, Sports and Support to Churches particularly at a time when the Country is witnessing recession and States are sourcing for funds to embark on projects, admonished the Governor to ascribe his achievements to God to enable him finish strong.