The ambitions of Tajudeen Abbas and Benjamin Kalu to turn out to be the following Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the tenth Home of Representatives acquired a significant increase on Friday with endorsement from Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
Talking whereas receiving the duo in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, the governor promised his help for less than them, being the anointed candidates of their celebration, the All Progressives Congress, APC.
Wike described Abbas and Kalu as essentially the most certified aspirants for the positions of Speaker and Deputy Speaker, assuring that he’ll ship Rivers votes for them.
In response to him, all of the 13 members-elect from Rivers State aside from one, are with Abbas and Kalu 100 per cent.
The governor promised to not depart any stone unturned to make sure that the 2015 state of affairs the place members-elect went towards their celebration and emerged as leaders of the Nationwide Meeting didn’t repeat itself.
He stated: “I need to say right here that I’m with you absolutely. You recognize I do my issues within the open. When Chinda advised me that you just’re coming right here, I stated there was no want as a result of I’m with you absolutely. All our members are with you, besides one, who’s doing one thing else. 2015 received’t repeat itself.
“Let me let you know, I’ll depart workplace on Monday, and as soon as I depart, we’ll begin the marketing campaign absolutely. I urge all of you to help Abbas. Don’t help him within the day and do one thing else within the night time. It’s best to help him absolutely.”
On his half, Ikenga Ugochinyere, a Home of Representatives member-elect and CUPP spokesman and Communication Adviser to the Tajudeen-Ben Kalu, TBK Group, who was additionally a part of the delegation, expressed pleasure over Wike’s endorsement, saying it was a climax to the duo’s victory come June 13.
Ugochinyere, who, additionally, not too long ago with the help of over 30 others, endorsed the duo of Abbas and Kalu, stated the go to was a victory consolidation, including that the 2 lawmakers are seconds away from rising victorious.