Governor Nyesom Wike Declares January 27 Of Every Year Annual Public Holiday

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at 04:49 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has declared January 27 of every year as a public holiday in the state to mark his victory at the Supreme Court.
The governor, while giving the approval in Port Harcourt, on Tuesday, said the public holiday would mark the survival of the state from the forces of political conspiracy who, he said, attempted to subvert the mandate of the people.
Wike, in a statement issued by his special assistant onelectronic media, Simon Nwakaudu, also warned those he said were planning to rig the national and state assembly rerun election in the state.
The governor said whoever was caught rigging the exercise, to be conducted on Saturday, would be treated as armed robbers by the people.
Addressing hundreds of civil servants in Port Harcourt, he said the public holiday would signify God's intervention in the affairs of Rivers State.
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"Every January 27 will be observed as a public holiday in this state because that is the day God came down to save Rivers State. What people must understand is that power comes from God. We know God speaks last and he has spoken",
he said.

The governor also announced that Friday, February 5, would be observed as a public holiday to enable the people of the state prepare for the rerun elections.

He urged civil servants and Rivers people to ensure they vote for PDP candidates in the re-run elections to promote harmony in governance and sustain the development agenda of his administration.

The governor alleged that the state chapter of the AllProgressives Congress (APC) planned "to use the rerun elections to enter the political arena in the state through the window having been shut out by the people and the Supreme Court.

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"When someone cannot come through the door, he may want to come through the window. Rivers people must not allow them. Our people must stop them from entering through the window to obstruct the good works of this administration."

He however assured that the will of the people would prevail in the rerun exercise, adding that the use of security forces and other electoral officials to rig the process would fail woefully.

He said the people believe in the transformational leadership of PDP, stressing that it was exhibited in Bayelsa State, where the alleged use of force by security agents failed to deliver electoral victory.
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"Anyone who plans to rig an election is an armed robber and should be treated as such. If you are coming to rig an election in the state, first prepare your will before embarking on the journey. Inform your wife or husband and go ahead to say your last prayer.

"When they used the security forces in Bayelsa State, it didn't work. It will also not work here in Rivers State. Rivers State is a peaceful state and our people are peace-loving. We want to remain so",
he said.


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winace at 05:07 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Hmmmmmm OK o
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gogoman at 05:47 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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which rubbish be that one?  u win for court so, mr man go do better work jare,
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Ennyolalekan at 06:32 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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dnt mind him. d holiday is just for 7 or 3 years., bkos it has no meaning to upcoming Gov. so, enjoy ur holiday while it last.
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dareper at 06:55 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Hahaha, this man self
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favuman at 07:10 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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My man don dey carry go ever since him win election, enjoy yourself jare
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cyprain113 at 08:26 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Oga.. Na wetin u drink?.. Na public holiday wey go last abi for d main tym while ur still in charge..
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ujmaria at 09:06 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Enjoy
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nametalkam at 09:12 PM, 2/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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hahahaha, little wonder the election tribunal sacked him! How can some just declare a day as public holiday solely based on his feelings! Isnt this sort of decision meant to go through the state house of assembly and voted upon before becoming a law? So, because he was happy the supreme court declared him rightful winner of the elections that was enough to create a "Wike Celebration Day" January 27th. every year! wow!
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Mopera at 08:11 AM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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How can
some just declare a day as public
holiday solely based on his
feelings! Isnt this sort of decision
meant to go through the state house of assembly and voted upon
before becoming a law
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okatee at 11:57 AM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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MUMU MAN, WHEN UR TENURE FINISH NA SO UR STUPID LAW GO TAKE FINISH.
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Trueyarn at 01:40 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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I dey wait till them,after u finish your tenure just pack ur celebration and yourself go hide somewhere. Black man dey like overstep him boundaries.
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Trueyarn at 01:41 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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I dey wait till them,after u finish your tenure just pack ur celebration and yourself go hide somewhere. We black men dey like overstep our boundaries.
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Ayodun1 at 08:31 PM, 3/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Mumu dey smell....

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akinmanchy at 01:15 AM, 5/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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What nonsense! U win for court kon be wetin?

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Eazyatumeyi at 03:21 PM, 5/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Power good o.
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samdove28 at 01:11 PM, 15/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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hahahaha, little wonder the
election tribunal sacked him!
How can some just declare a
day as public holiday solely
based on his feelings! Isnt this
sort of decision meant to go through the state house of
assembly and voted upon
before becoming a law? So,
because he was happy the
supreme court declared him
rightful winner of the elections that was enough to create a
"Wike Celebration Day" January
27th. every year! wow!
Reply
DAMILARE100 at 09:35 AM, 21/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Yeye de smell, Eewu,
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DAMILARE100 at 09:35 AM, 21/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Yeye de smell, Eewu,
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DAMILARE100 at 09:36 AM, 21/02/2016 (2 years ago)
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Yeye de smell, Eewu,
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