It’s Not The End! Wike Takes Case To Supreme Court

Rivers State Governor, Wike Nyesom
whose appeal was sruck out today by an appeal court in Abuja has said he is
taking his case to the Supreme Court. Wike appealed to the people of Rivers to
be calm and says everything still remains the same in the state. Below is a
press statement released shortly.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom
Ezenwo Wike has instructed his lawyers to appeal today’s  judgment of the Court of Appeal which ordered
fresh governorship  election  in  the  State. In a statement  issued 
by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on
Electronic Media, Governor Wike 
stated  that  he disagrees with the judgment, hence his
decision  to  exhaust 
his constitutional right by challenging 
the Appeal Court  judgment  at the Supreme Court.
Governor Wike  called on all his supporters  and the people of Rivers  State 
to remain  calm as Justice  will be done at the end of day. Continue…

He assured  the 
people  of  the 
state  that he will use all
constitutional processes to protect the 
mandate they freely bestowed on him, hence his decision  to 
approach the  Supreme Court for
further adjudication.
The governor  said 
that he still remains  the  duly elected governor  of 
Rivers State  pending the  determination 
of  his appeal  by the Supreme Court.
Governor Wike assured the people
of Rivers State that all ongoing development 
projects will continue  while his
administration  will  continue 
to  promote  the 
security of lives and property 
across  the  state.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers
State Governor, Electronic Media.
16th December, 2016.

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