DR. SAMPSON PARKER BACK TO PDP
Written by miebaka ikiriko on October 5, 2020
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike says contract for the second phase of Okochiri internal Road in Okrika local government Area have been aworded.
Governor Wike annouced this yesterday while addressing the people of Kirikese Kingdom when the former commissioner of Health in the Rotimi Amaechi adminstration, Dr. Sampson Parker led over two thousand of his supporters from the All Progressive Congress, APC to the PDP at the Okochiri main bowl in Okrika local Government Area.
He said contracts for the varios projects had been awarded since last week Friday in fulfillment of his earlier promise to the people of the Area.
Governor Wike lauded Dr. Sampson Parker for the rightfull decision and for taking the bold step to come back to his former party.
He recalled the role played by Dr. Parker in the emergence of former Governor Amaechi in 2007 and said that his coming back to the PDP would add valued to the Party.
Governor Wike urged political leaders in the area to ensure thet he was carried along in the scheme of things.
In his speech, the former Commissiner for Health, Dr. Sampson Parker described the occasion as home coming to the PDP family.
He noted that his conscience and soul is at peace with his decision and pledge his loyalty to the party.
Dr. Parker lauded Governor Wike for his developmental strides in Kirikese Kingdom and Okochiri in particular as well as giving him the opportunity to rejoin the PDP family.
Rivers State Chairman of PDP, Ambassador Desmond Akawor who received Dr. Sampson Parker into the Party said the decision of the former Health Commissioner under the Rotimi Amaechi’s adminstration was based on the massive development projects of the Governor spread across the state.
He described former Governor Chibuikie Amaechi as politically dead, having lost key polical allies to the PDP.
In his goodwill message, the leader of the PDP in Okrika local Government Area, Dr. Abiye Sekibo thanked Governor Wike for always rising to the occasion in defense of the people of Kirikessegbese.
He also lauded the Governor for the various develpoment projects executed in the area and assured him of their support.