Governor Wike Gives Out 15 Prado Jeeps To Rivers’ Federal Lawmakers, Ask Them To Defend The State At National Level

By Chinenye Festus:-
Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers states have shown unshakable support for Rivers lawmakers at the Federal level by making a donation of 15 Land Cruiser Prado VX and TXL cars to members of the National Assembly at Government House, Port Harcourt.
The governor was represented by the Rivers state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Ambassador Desmond Akawor at a brief ceremony organised for the car presentation.
In a statement issued by the state commissioner for information and communications, Paulinus Nsirim, Wike charged the lawmakers representing the state at the National Assembly to defend the interest of the state without any fear.
He also advised them to resist distraction, remain united and consult the party regularly. He said the unity of PDP at the national level is very vital.
Responding on behalf of the lawmakers, the Senator representing Rivers East Senatorial District, Senator George Thompson Sekibo expressed gratitude to the Governor for the gift.
He noted that despite the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic on the state finances, the Governor still saved funds to provide them vehicles.
The member representing Khana/Gokana Federal Constituency, Hon. Dumnamene Deekor commended the Governor’s benevolence.
He said the governor has been consistent in encouraging the federal legislators to protect the interest of Rivers people.
Also speaking, the member representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency, Hon. Kingsley Ogundu Chinda assured the governor of their continued support.
On her part, Hon. Boma Goodhead who represents Akuku-Toru/Asari-Toru Federal Constituency prayed for greater triumph for the Governor because he has always integrated the National Assembly members in the scheme of things.
In his reaction, Hon. Awaji-Inombek Abiante representing Andoni/Opobo-Nkoro Federal Constituency said they would reciprocate the gesture by representing Rivers people well in Abuja.