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I Don’t Know Why The President Is Visiting River State – Wike





Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that the Federal Government has not briefed him of the reason behind the proposed visit of President Buhari to his state.

This Day Live reports that the Governor stated this during the Flagging off the reconstruction of Egbelu Street and construction of link roads along East-West Road in Rumuodara, Obio Akpor Local Government Area yesterday.

He said: “I hear they say that the President is coming to our state. I have not been told the President is coming and why he is coming. He has the right to come to any state.

“Maybe the President is coming to make sure that he will improve the fortunes of the APC that is dead in Rivers State.

“Apart from Jesus Christ, we don’t know of anyone who has risen a dead thing. APC is a dead party in Rivers State. No matter how you fast and pray, it will never wake up.”

Naija News Understands that the Governor stated that River State is not the only state with security issues. he added that if the president was visiting the state because of arm robbery and kidnapping in the state, he should visit all the 36 state because these security challenges is not exclusive to River State.

“Since the administration has abandoned Rivers State for three years, this visit may be a blessing in disguise. The president may use the visit to complete the Port Harcourt International Airport, the neglected East West road, the neglected sea ports and the rejected Port Harcourt-Aba road.” He said.


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