There Is A Grand Design To Pull Down Rivers State, Says Governor Wike

There Is A Grand Design To Pull Down Rivers State, Says Governor Wike

Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt

Rivers State  Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has raised  the alarm that there is a grand conspiracy to pull down the state, wondering  who will  benefit  from the ugly plot.

Addressing  the  leaders of Petroleum Technology Association of Nigeria (PETAN) at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Monday,  Governor  Wike  said  those plotting  against  the  state will fail as he will confront them with the People’s Mandate. 

He said that those who are working  against  the  interest of Rivers State  in the name of politics, must remember  that  Rivers  State  is critical  to  the  development  of  the  nation. 

The governor  noted  that he will always work for the unity and progress of the country as a patriot, despite the distractions.

He said: “There is a grand conspiracy  against  Rivers State.  But I don’t know  in whose interest. I believe  in the unity of  this country,  therefore I will  continue  to  work  for its development  and security “.

He added  that very deliberate steps have been taken to undermine  the  security of  the  state, pointing  out  that  the  Headquarters  of the security  agencies  intervene to release deadly  suspects  arrested by operatives  on ground.

Governor Wike said  that despite  the  challenges  in the state,  his administration  has been  able to create an enabling  environment  for development to take place.

He assured  PETAN  that his administration  will  partner with  them to ensure that the set up a functional national  secretariat  in the  state for the creation of employment.

Earlier,  the  Chairman of PETAN, Engr Bank-Anthony Okoroafor called on the governor to further create the  required enabling environment  for investors  to flourish in the state.

He said  the  association  will partner with the Rivers State Government  to develop  the  state and enhance growth in the Petroleum sector.

Highpoint  of the visit induction  of  Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as an Honourable Member of PETAN.