– Senator Okorocha has showered praises on Wike, saying the Rivers governor continued with the projects of his predecessor despite their disagreements
– The APC chieftain said this in Rivers where he was invited by Governor Wike to commission a road project
– Okorocha’s presence in Rivers state comes few days after another APC chieftain, Senator Ndume, visited Governor Wike
The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, received Senator Rochas Okorocha, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, in Port Harcourt on Sunday, January 10.
Channels TV reports that Okorocha is in the south-south state for the commissioning of a road project in Emohua local government area of Rivers state scheduled for Monday, January 11.
Speaking during the commissioning, Okorocha, a former Imo governor, described Wike as one of the most controversial politicians in Nigeria.
Okorocha further said he was shocked by the giant strides recorded in the state by Governor Wike.
He commended the governor for making government a continuum, noting that despite the frosty relationship between him and his predecessor, Rotimi Amaechi, he continued with projects delivered by the past administration.
The Imo senator called on political leaders to emulate Wike, rather than destroy the projects embarked upon by others.
Legit.ng gathers that Okorocha, a serving senator representing Imo West in the National Assembly, was in the south-south state on the invitation of Governor Wike.
Recall that Senator Ali Ndume also recently visited the Rivers state governor, raising political speculations.
The Borno senator was in Rivers state on the invitation of Governor Wike for the inauguration of a road construction project.
Speaking at the inauguration, Ndume described Governor Wike as a true nationalist who is an important voice in national affairs across parties, and always stands out as one who speaks the truth to power courageously.
In another report, Governor Wike has declared the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would stage a comeback during the general elections in 2023.
He said the non-stop inauguration of completed projects in the state has silenced critics and members of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC).
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