– Former Nigerian first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has hailed Rivers state governor, Nyesome Wike
– Mrs Jonathan said the governor has always been a performer right from his days as a local government chairman
– She said she will continue to support the governor even if he defects to another political party
Former Nigerian first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan has hailed Rivers state governor, Nyesome Wike for his giant strides since assuming office as the Rivers state governor in May 2015.
Mrs Jonathan said in less than two years, Governor Wike has achieved more than his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi achieved in 8 years.
Her words: ”You will know Governor Wike is really working, when you see people comparing his less than two-year government to Amaechi’s eight years government.
”Mr. Projects, continue. You have always delivered in all your leadership and appointments.
”To me you are also Mr Development because I have followed you from the beginning as a local government chairman while I was staying in Rumuepirikom.
”The Governor of the Year, may God continue to direct, protect and bless you. My support for you is to the extent that even if you join the APC, I will still support you.”
Mrs Jonathan made the comments at the burial ceremony of the father of the Rivers state Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chairman, Bro Felix Obuah recently.
Among those who attended the event were former governors of the state Sir Peter Odili and Sir Celestine Omehia.
Recall that during his recent visit to Rivers state, Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo declared that Governor Wike deserves the appellation of his recent visit to Rivers state, Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo declared that Governor Wike deserves the appellation of “Mr Projects” because of his high profile projects across the state.
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