Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers Rivers has said he will not support anyone, who does not have the tenacity make the state to progress to be the Governor in 2023.
According to him, he was more concerned about the progress the state should continue to make after his tenure.
He made this remark during the inauguration of the official residence of the Speaker of the state House of Assembly at the Old GRA, Port Harcourt,.
Wike’s statement made by the media aide to governor, Kelvin Ebiri, was titled, ‘I will only support anybody who can move Rivers State forward – Gov Wike’, and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt.
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“I cannot support anybody who cannot move Rivers State forward. I will support those who mean well for this state and have the heart to continue to support the party,” he added.
According to him, no serious politician focused on winning any election could ignore the electoral strength of his political ward in the Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of the state.
He stated, “You need me. I am a governor that comes from the most populated electable voters. There is nobody in this state that wants to be governor that will not look for my local government. Our local government cannot be underrated.
“Don’t hate me too much. Let people know that we must all work together to move Rivers State forward.”