Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike, has commended the Oyo State Governor, Engr Seyi Makinde, for his courageous leadership in the State; stressing that despite being the only PDP Governor in the South-West, Engr Makinde has performed appreciably well.
Governor Wike, who lauded the Oyo State Governor for embarking on “priority, proactive signature projects,” said from the ongoing projects he inspected, it was clear that Engr Makinde “means well for the people of the State.”
According to a statement by Governor Makinde’s Chief Press Secretary, Mr Taiwo Adisa, on Thursday, January 28, 2021, the Rivers State Governor, who was in Ibadan for a South-West Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) unity meeting, equally said the geopolitical zone remains crucial to the political development of Nigeria.
The Rivers’ Governor stressed that all hands must be on the deck to preserve the region; noting that there is the need for all leaders and members of the PDP in the zone to exercise patience and demonstrate tolerance, while also ensuring that unity of purpose prevails in the party.
He also commended some Leaders of the Party in the region for their reconciliation effort, promising that the Party would emerge stronger and better.
Chief Wike added that he had also come to Oyo State to inspect some of Governor Makinde’s projects in the State.
While inspecting some projects in Ibadan, Oyo State capital, including the Iwo-Road Bus Terminal, Governor Wike, who is renowned as Mr Projects, lauded Engr Makinde for creating a healthy environment in the State.
In his response, Governor Makinde pledged to continue to pursue peace in the South-West PDP; saying: “I only have one thing to say, we will continue to pursue peace in PDP South-West, because we believe that South-West is pivotal to where Nigeria is going to move to.”