RIVERRINE, UPLAND LEADERS KICK; AS GOVERNOR WIKE SCHEMES TO HANDOVER BRICK HOUSE TO ANOTHER IKWERE MAN.
The looming battle of which space of Rivers State ought to produce Wike’s successor, has taken one other flip as some celebration leaders from the ruling Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP) Rivers State has vowed to withstand the Governor’s transfer to be succeded by his tribesman.
Prime politicians whose most well-liked candidates couldn’t surprisingly safe spot on the Native authorities Space elections poll, embody Prince Uche Secondus, the Nationwide Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Celebration (PDP)and his cousin, Tele Ikuru who can be the instant previous deputy Governor of Rivers State.
The Governor shocked many Bigwigs from the 23 Native authorities Areas, with the discharge of names of candidates for the Rivers April 2021 native authorities elections.
It’s evident that Chidi Lloyd and different candidates have been rigorously chosen by Gov. Wike as a manner of positioning his trusted allies in strategic positions, particularly on the grassroots forward of the 2023 election.
The Riverrine folks holds the view that since 1967 when Rivers State was created, there have existed this Riverrine and Upland harmonization, insisting that their folks need Riverrine half which were shut out to style energy.
Different leaders from the Southeast Senatorial district, dominated by the Ogoni’s insist Wike ought to enable anyone from any of the 4 Ogoni native authorities Areas, Khana, Gokana, Tai, Eleme to emerge as Governor Wike’s successor to make sure fairness, Justice and equity.
The Riverrine and Ogoni leaders argued that Democracy is all about energy sharing and energy shifting.