Outstanding Delivery of Projects: Rivers Traditional Rulers Pass Vote of Confidence on Governor Wike

Rivers State Traditional Rulers have passed a vote of confidence on  the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his outstanding developmental strides that have improved the lives of the people .

Hundreds of the Traditional Rulers under the leadership of the Chairman of the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers and Amayanabo of Opobo,  King Dandeson Douglas Jaja  trooped to the Government House Port Harcourt on Thursday, where they made their position  public.

Moving the motion for a vote of confidence on Governor Wike, Eze Ekpeye Logbo, Eze Robinson O. Robinson said that the Traditional Rulers are happy with the performance of the Rivers State Governor. 

King, Job Williams Okuruket-Nnabiget XIV, Okaan-Ama Ngo, who seconded the motion stated that Governor Wike has entrenched good governance in the state.

In his address, Chairman of the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers and Amayanabo of Opobo,  King Dandeson Douglas Jaja said Governor Wike has rolled out projects  in all the 23 Local Government Areas to the appreciation of the people.

He said: "As fathers of the state and custodians of our culture and tradition, we acknowledge your laudable achievements since you emerged Governor of our state.

"Your achievements are legion and for want  of space, we cannot enumerate all of them in this address. But suffice it to say, you have done us proud.  For the achievements and the level of development in every sector  of our economy.  We jointly and severally move a vote of confidence in you and your government."

Responding, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike assured the Traditional Rulers that his administration will continue to develop all parts of the state. 

He said: "This vote of confidence will enable us serve the people of Rivers State better. Our success was made  possible  because of the synergy between the State Executive Council and the Traditional Rulers ".

The governor thanked the Traditional Rulers for their support for the administration and their commitment to the development of the state. 

He stated that he believes  in adding value anywhere he works, pointing out that the administration will take the state to the next level. 

"I thank our royal fathers for this  honour. I urge all Rivers people  to work for the development of the state wherever  they may find themselves.  We will continue to protect the interest of the state", he said.

The governor noted that Rivers people  must never see themselves  as second class citizens.  He said that if there are first class citizens, it would be  Rivers people whose resources feed thd nation. 

He charged the people of Rivers State never to be party to any plot to negotiate  the sale of the state.