Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that he will continue to thank God for saving him from the premeditated plans of political opponents who wanted to use Federal might to destroy him and his political associates.
Speaking during the couples’ night and special valentine raffle draw for public officials and their spouses at the Government House, Port Harcourt, Governor Wike said: “If we had lost at the Supreme Court, many persons would have been arrested.
“It’s like somebody whose grave has been dug and he is being lowered to the grave before God intervened”
He stated that the acts of gratitude to God will continue in different forms because the future of Rivers State has been secured. The governor explained that the Valentine Couples Night was for top government functionaries and their spouses to unwind in a relaxed atmosphere so that they can be reinvigorated for greater service to the state.
He assured the people of Rivers State that that his administration will continue to improve on the delivery of democracy dividends.
In her remarks, organiser of the event and wife of the Rivers State Governor, Justice Suzzette Nyesom-Wike said that the Valentine Couples Night was organised to promote positive family values and enhance love in families.
She said despite the politics and challenges, Rivers State is still a lovely family. Highpoint of the Valentine Couples Night include : Dancing Competition, Knowing Me-knowing you, comedy and music.