Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has congratulated the incoming President of United States of America , Mr Donald Trump on his victory at the US Presidential Poll. Addressing journalists at the Government House , Port Harcourt on Wednesday , the governor said that the victory of Mr Trump is a victory of the people over the forces of propaganda and lies. He said that the United States people stood by their beliefs and conviction , despite the concocted opinion polls thrown at them daily by the mainstream media . According to him , the emergence of Donald Trump indicated that the power of the people will always triumph over the forces of propaganda and manipulation .
Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has suggested the introduction of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) in the settlement of political conflicts after major elections .The governor noted that ADR will help reduce the level of bickering, time and resources expended on cases at the election tribunals, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court .
Wife of the Rivers State Governor, Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike has stated that the Rivers State Government is promoting food security by encouraging young people to embrace agriculture. Speaking during programmes to mark the 2016 World Food Day organised by the promoters of Port Harcourt International Festival on Sunday, Justice Nyesom-Wike said that the Wike administration has taken measures to improve food production in the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has directed the State Local Government Service Commission to ensure the payment of outstanding salaries owed to local government council workers in the state .
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he is ready to sacrifice his life in order to protect the state from external predators. The governor also charged the people of the state to rise up to defend the state and her interest in the coming weeks as anti-democratic forces have ganged up against Rivers people.