By: Oleka Reporters
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated a multi-party “Committee on Thanksgiving, Four-Year Anniversary and Inauguration of The Governor for Second Term “.
Inaugurating the committee at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday, Governor Wike said that he involved different political parties and professional groups in the committee for the development of the state.
A statement from the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu stated that the multi-party committee is a concrete step towards the inclusive government that the Governor pledged after his victory at the polls.
He said: “We took cognizance of various groups in constituting this committee. We are no longer talking party. We are talking about the development of Rivers State.
“We reached out to other political parties. We have Governorship Candidates and party chairmen in this committee “.
The Governor said that the committee members are appointed to serve the state and not for any pecuniary reasons.
In his response, Chairman of the Committee and Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt Hon Austin Opara said that the performance of the Rivers State Governor is worthy of celebration.
The Former Federal Lawmaker said that Nigerians and Rivers people will be proud of the high-profile celebrations that the committee will organise to mark the beginning of Nigeria’s best performing Governor.