The Peoples Democratic Party presidential aspirant and Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has submitted his filled and completed presidential nomination form.
Wike’s form was submitted to the National Organising Secretary of the PDP, Umar Bature by Senator Sulieman Nazif at the party’s national secretariat in Abuja on Friday.
Speaking on behalf the delegation that submitted the form, Senator George Sekibo assured Nigerians that if Wike was elected president of Nigeria, he would expeditiously tackle the protracted insecurity, economic and infrastructural challenges facing the country.
This was contained in a statement issued by Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant in Media to the Rivers State Governor.
Senator Sekibo, who represents Rivers East senatorial district in the National Assembly, said since assumption of office in 2015, Governor Wike has been able to transform the infrastructural landscape of Rivers state.
The statement reads,“For us from Rivers State, we are proud to say that Governor Nyesom Wike has served diligently, has served very well.
“We are sure he will bring that same service and extend it to this country. Just as he has eliminated issue of security in Rivers state, issue of security in Nigeria will be eliminated. Just as he has brought infrastructural revolution in Rivers, bad roads will be eliminated in Nigeria.”
Sekibo, who described the Wike as a bridge builder, explained that he was resolute about his presidential ambition and had been travelling to various states of the federation to consult with critical stakeholders.