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.