Peter Obi promised Governor Wike that he will change the Niger Delta if he has the opportunity to rule Nigeria.
Labour Party, presidential Candidate, Peter Obi, on Thursday said, has promised Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike that he would continue to work with him.
Newsonline reports that Obi also said If he gets the opportunity of serving this country, the people of Rivers State and the people of Niger Delta would remain grateful to him because he would change the Niger Delta.
Obi stated this during the commissioning of Nkpolu Oroworukwo flyover on Thursday in Port Harcourt.
He assured Wike of his commitment, adding that it is not easy when you seek agreement and have all those who believe in lies as your enemy.
Obi said: “If I had the opportunity of serving this country, the people of Rivers State, the people of Niger Delta would remain grateful to me because I would change the Niger Delta. These oils we get from Niger Delta, people will see. What you are doing in Port Harcourt is to bring back the state from what it used to be.”
Obi added: “We assured Governor Wike that we will continue to work with him, continue the path you are treading and remain consistent. It is not easy when you are saying the truth. It is not easy when you seek agreement, you have all those who live up to confusion as your enemy. You have all those who believe in lies as your enemy. You have all those who believe in not keeping promises as your enemy. So I assured you of my commitment.”
Recall that Governor Wike, On Monday, invited Peter Obi, along with President Muhammadu Buhari and former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomole, among others for projects commissioning in Rivers state.
Aside from Buhari and Oshiomole, Wike also invited the Emir of Kano, HRH Aminu Ado Bayero for the project commissioning.
The commissioning, tagged, “Fourth Quarter 2022 Project Commissioning.” was scheduled as a week-long programme commencing today Monday, November 14, and is expected to end on Friday, November 18, 2022.
The monarch is scheduled to inaugurate the Dr Peter Odili Cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Diagnostic and Treatment Centre in the Obio-Akpor Local Government Area of Rivers on Monday.