Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that he will only fight for the governorship, National Assembly and House of Assembly candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party in the state in 2023.
Wike spoke in a state banquet organised on Friday night in honour of the G5 Governors, who came to provide solidarity for the Rivers 2023 campaign flag-off scheduled for Saturday.
The Banquet was attended by the G5 Governors comprising Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi (Enugu); Seyi Makinde (Oyo); Okezie Ikpeazu (Abia) and Samuel Ortom (Benue) as well as other PDP chieftains.
The Governor insisted that Rivers would no longer work for anybody, who refuses to embrace justice, fairness and equity.
He said: “I am in support of PDP in Rivers State until you meet us. The governorship, the Senatorial, House of Representatives and Assembly I will fully fight for them to win elections.
“Here, I will not support anybody who doesn’t like Rivers State. I will not support anybody who doesn’t want equity, fairness and justice. If you want Rivers State to support you, come and say you believe in equity and justice.
“This state has sacrificed for the party and you must sacrifice for Rivers State. If you don’t sacrifice for Rivers, Rivers will no longer sacrifice for you. Rivers State will not die for anybody who doesn’t want to die die for us.
“Let the world and Nigeria hear. This state will not continue to sacrifice for anybody. You must sacrifice for this state. We have suffered enough. We have worked for this party and we will not, it doesn’t matter what people will say. Death will come when it will come.
“But you conspired to think that Rivers State will be no state and I tell you, no way. Just like all of them here, you have not won election and you want to jail Benue governor. You have not won election and you want to jail Enugu governor. You have not won election and you want to jail Oyo governor. God will not allow you.
“Because they stand for the truth and say they will support Wike, therefore all of them will come down. They will never come down. They cannot be governors again. Only Seyi, he will still be governor. He has worked for Oyo State and you cannot threaten him.
“What have we done. We say by our party’s constitution, President should go here and chairman should go here. But you say no you will take everything, we also say no we won’t allow that. History will be on our side that we are saying the truth and nothing but the truth.