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Thursday, 15 June 2017

We trust that there must be a nation called Nigeria, says Wike


Waterways State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has proclaimed that Rivers individuals are demanding genuine federalism since they pine for a nation where all unifying units are permitted to create in accordance with their particular possibilities and assets.

Waterways State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, (r) United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr William Symington (l) and Chairman of the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers and Amayanabo of Opobo, King Dandeson Jaja (m) amid the state feast to pay tribute to the United States of Ambassador to Nigeria at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday night.

The representative underlined that the interest for genuine federalism just implies that Rivers individuals put stock in an assembled Nigeria, where no segment is precluded the control from securing her assets.

The representative who talked at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday night when the Rivers State Government facilitated the Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, Mr William Symington to a State Banquet, likewise approached the Government of the United States of America to set up a Visa Office in Port Harcourt to cook for the South-South and South-East.

He stated: "We are clamoring for genuine federalism. When you talk genuine federalism, they think you would prefer not to be a piece of the nation. We discuss genuine federalism as honed in America. A genuine presidential framework where all the Federating units will be permitted to make the most of their assets and add to the middle.

"That implies we trust that there must be a nation called Nigeria. Every one of us will cooperate for the solidarity of the nation".

He clarified that Rivers individuals look for value, reasonableness and equity in the nation, expressing that the correct system must be set up to guarantee that all states exceed expectations at their pace.

On the demand for the United States Government to set up a Visa Office in Port Harcourt, Governor Wike said the visa will resolve the issue of value and equity as the Abuja office serves the north and Lagos office serves the South West.

He guaranteed that the American Ambassador that the state is alright for business, promising that his organization will band together with financial specialists, as the correct condition has as of now been made.

"Disregard the media publicity. This state is a resistance state . In this way, don't anticipate that them will state it is the best. Be that as it may, we are the best state. We are doing everything to guarantee that financial specialists do gainful business under the ambit of the law", Governor Wike said.

In his comments, the Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, Mr William Symington complimented Nigerians for the solidarity of the nation.

He said that Nigeria is an incredible nation due to the commitments of Nigerians.

"Nigeria will be incredible and I expect a super power and a super accomplice ", he said.

The Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria was joined by the Consul General , John Bray.

Head of Service of Rivers State, Mr Rufus Godwins, in an appreciated comment for the benefit of the Rivers State Government, called attention to that Rivers State imparts a considerable measure of similitudes to the United States of America, particularly in the zone of the nearness of oil assets, love of human rights, equity and reasonable play.

He, nonetheless, brought up that while United States rehearses monetary federalism where unifying states possess their assets, Rivers State endures untold hardship as her assets are abused to the event of others.

The Head of Service of Rivers State additionally conveyed to the notice of the United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Williams Symington to deadly assault on the law based privileges of Rivers individuals by Federal strengths amid the rehashed administrative reruns. He asked the United States of America to find a way to check the assault of majority rules system by Federal strengths and their companions amid future decisions.

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