Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State
Arise Nigeria team with Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters and Strategy, Barr. Emeh Glory Emeh ( Standing: fifth from the left)when the group visited on Monday

(By Iheanyi Ezinwo)-Arise Nigeria,  a national mass mobilization Non Governmental political pressure group has indicated its commitment to the re-election of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in 2019.

Speaking when  the group   visited  the  office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters and Strategy, Chief Emeh Glory Emeh, in Port Harcourt on Monday, the National Coordinator of Arise Nigeria, Hon. Jasper Johnson, explained that  the political pressure group has been in existence since  the past 12 years working in collaboration with  the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, at the national level.

Hon. Johnson  informed their host that they are currently mobilizing support for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Peter Obi presidency  and that they are in Rivers State to inform the  adviser of their commitment to the success of Wike in 2019.

The national coordinator further explained that they were in  the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters and Strategy to introduce their  programs in preparation for  the formal take off  of Governor Nyesom  Wike’s second term campaign.

Accompanied by  the enlarged executive council of Arise Nigeria including  Rivers State Coordinator, Hon. Ben Diri,  who hails from Opobo/Nkoro, the national coordinator described  Governor Wike as a veritable instrument for the actualization of  the dreams  and aspirations of Rivers people, adding that Arise Nigeria is ready and prepared to be part of the success story of the  governor’s  second coming, as they believe that it will help in consolidating  his first tenure.

 

Earlier, the State Coordinator  of Arise Nigeria, Hon. Ben  Diri has thanked the special adviser for granting  them the  opportunity to share information on the way forward on Wike’s re-election campaign.

Arise Nigeria’s branded bus for Wike’s re-election campaign

In his response,  Barr. Emeh Glory Emeh thanked the executive council of Arise Nigeria, Rivers State  chapter for the visit and promised to ensure that the group forms part of  the numerous Non Governmental Organizations that have shown interest in working with  the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP,  in Rivers State, to canvas for votes for Wike and Atiku.

The political strategist described Governor Wike as a humble, detribalized and committed public officer, who has shown  that ability to perform is the   precondition for entrusting responsibility on any politician.

He said: “In the past four years, Wike has instilled a new spirit of times and has promoted fresh commitment to the values of efficient performance in the area of infrastructural and human resources development in the state”.

The special adviser commended Arise Nigeria and all other organizations that   have continued to mobilize support for Wike’s  second term, and reaffirmed  that there is no alternative to Wike  in Rivers State in 2019.

Highlights of the visit included the presentation of branded  bus for Wike  2019 election.