Rivers Rerun: Governor Wike Releases Yakubu Gowon Stadium To APC Free Of Charge

Rivers Rerun: Governor Wike Releases Yakubu Gowon Stadium To APC Free Of Charge
Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt
Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the request of the Rivers State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress  ( APC) to use the Yakubu Gowon Stadium for its rally on Thursday .
In a statement  signed by Simeon Nwakaudu , Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media , noted that the governor directed that the stadium  be released to the APC, free of charge .
The governor  directed the State Commissioner of Sports to ensure  that the Rivers APC  take possession of  the  facility as requested .
The Rivers APC  Secretary , Chief Emeka Beke had in a letter dated 2nd December , 2016 requested for the use of the Yakubu Gowon Stadium for the party’s  rally.