Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on Friday thanked Nigerians for supporting the return of power to the Southern part of Nigeria.
Wike, a Governor serving below the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) stated the difficulty of rotational presidency has been settled for true with the emergence of a President-Elect, Bola Tinubu, who's from the southern vicinity of the country.
Wike spoke on Friday while he joined his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde to fee the Oyo State 5,000,000-litre Aviation Fuel Dispensing Depot on the Ibadan Airport withinside the Alakia region of the state.
In the accumulation to the February 25 presidential poll, Wike, who misplaced the PDP presidential number one to PDP’s flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar final May, became unapologetically vocal approximately his competition to the 2023 presidential ambition of the previous Vice-President.
On Friday, the Rivers governor expressed pride that Makinde is one of these that subsidized energy shift to the south after the eight-yr tenure of the incumbent Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari who's from Katsina State withinside the North-West geopolitical zone.
Wike stated, “I am satisfied he (Makinde) is one of these that made records with the aid of using ensuring that energy shift to the south.
“I even have informed humans that folks who combat for change, who combat for revolution won't be direct beneficiaries of that combat however today, records has it that anyone now are conscious that once energy finishes from the south, it'll visit the north; while it finishes from the north, it's going to come to the south.
“So, it does now no longer want to be written withinside the charter in any respect earlier than it's miles implemented. And I thank Nigerians for status company to look that this difficulty materialise.”
Wike and Makinde are participants of the G5 or the ‘Integrity Group’ who're aggrieved governors of the PDP.
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