Rivers State Governor-Elect, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the only winner for the governorship election is Rivers State, noting that no candidate lost the election.
Speaking on Monday during a victory Thanksgiving service in Port Harcourt, Barrister Nyesom Ezenwo Wike stated that with the release of the results, all attachments to party affiliations will be obliterated across the state.
He said : “ With the release of the governorship election results, there is no loser in the election because Rivers State has won. I want to appeal to all our members to set aside all political differences and embrace all Rivers people irrespective of their political leaning.
“We are members of the Rivers family. We have no indigene or non indigenes as long as you reside here and contribute to the development of the state. We have a lot of work to do and we must start very early to revive this state.
“This incoming administration will not witch hunt anyone. I make this pledge in the presence of men of God. We have a lot of work to do, therefore we will waste no time witch hunting people. What is important to us is to build a prosperous Rivers State anchored on development and opportunities for all”.
The Rivers State Governor-Elect reiterated his call to all the other contestants who vied for the position with him to join hands with him to develop the state for the good of everyone.
The former Minister of State for Education assured that God will form the cornerstone of his administration, as he will be guided by the love of God and the interest of the greater majority in administering the state.
The Thanksgiving Service which was organised by the Rivers State Christian Association of Nigeria ( CAN) was attended by Rivers State Deputy Governor, Engr Tele Ikuru, Former Rivers State Governors, Dr Peter Odili and Sir Celestine Omehia alongside eminent leaders of the PDP in the state.