Nyesom Wike to support candidate with the capacity to govern the State in the 2023


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike says he can only support the person who has the capacity to govern the State in the 2023 general elections.

The governor made the declaration during a reception held in his honour by the leadership of Ogbakor Ikwerre which is the apex socio-cultural group in Ikwerreland.

Wike said the governor of the state can come from any ethnic nationality, stressing that Rivers state is one.

He said no ethnic nationality in the state has the power to produce the governor on its own without the support of other ethnic nationalities.

The Governor also defended his decision to site three flyer-overs in Ikwerre land, adding that if he has his way, he will cite as much as ten.

Present at the event were: Ebonyi State Governor, Dave Umahi, Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, Benue State Governor, Dr Samuel Ortom, Adamawa State Governor, Ahmadu Fintiri,Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal and Taraba State Governor, Dairus Ishaku .