Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has said that the mass defections at the National Assembly indicate that democracy was now taking shape in the country. Governor Wike said the defections from the All Progressive Congress, APC to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, showed the direction the country was headed in 2019.
He spoke, yesterday, during the celebration of 40 years of legal practice of Chief Onueze Okocha, SAN, by Okpo Club of Nigeria (Association of Ikwerre Lawyers Worldwide) and the Inaugural Okpo Club Awards. He said: “Democracy is taking shape in Nigeria. I hope you are aware that the PDP has taken over the Senate. We are also going to take over at the House of Representatives.” Wike described the day as a happy day, saying all Nigerians must continue to work towards a development oriented government next year. Read more