Wike Gets Ikwerre’s Endorsement For Second Term
Ahead of the 2019 gubernatorial election, the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has gotten the endorsement of Ikwerre ethnic nationality in the state to run for a second term in office.
The endorsement was made during a visit to the Governor in Port Harcourt.
The President-General of Ogbakor Ikwerre socio-cultural Organisation Worldwide, Prof. Simeon Achinewhu said that the endorsement of Wike was predicated on his outstanding achievements, since he became the governor two and half years ago.
“The Ogbakor Ikwerre unanimously urges you to accept the call from other ethnic nationalities, various organizations and well meaning Nigerians to run for a second term in office as a result of your numerous achievements.
“The good people of Ikwerre Ethnic Nationality have asked me to notify Your Excellency that they have resolved to organise a civic reception and to install Your Excellency as Ikwerre custom demands as the “Dike-ogu” of Ikwerre land,’’ Prof. Achinewhu said.
In his response, Governor Wike restated the commitment of his administration to the people of Ikwerrre ethnic nationality to continue to work for the development of all communities in Rivers.