The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party, has thanked Nigerians for supporting the return of power to the Southern part of Nigeria as part of the unwritten agreement, through the election of Asiwaju Ahmed Tinubu of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the February 25 presidential election in the country.
Governor Wike spoke today, March 3, when he joined his Oyo State counterpart, Seyi Makinde to commission the Oyo State 5,000,000-litre Aviation Fuel Dispensing Depot at the Ibadan Airport in the Alakia area of the state.
The Rivers Governor expressed delight that Makinde is one of those that backed power shift to the south after the eight-year tenure of the incumbent Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari who is from Katsina State in the North-West geopolitical zone.
“I am happy he (Makinde) is one of those that made history by making sure that power shifted to the south.
“I have told people that those who fight for change, who fight for revolution may not be direct beneficiaries of that fight but today, history has it that all of us now are aware that when power finishes from the south, it will go to the north; when it finishes from the north, it will come to the south.”
“So, it does not need to be written in the constitution at all before it is implemented. And I thank Nigerians for standing firm to see that this issue materialise.”