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Rivers: Wike’s Loyalist, Dike Dumps PDP For APC

A loyalist of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). Reports have it that Chisom Dike representing Tai/Eleme/Oyigbo Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives dumped the PDP on Thursday. Announcing Dike’s defection on the floor of the lower chamber, Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila, said Dike becomes the second lawmaker to join the APC from Rivers State. In a letter read by Gbajabiamila, Dike stated that the constant crisis in the PDP prompted his decision to defect to the APC, and the leadership of the Speaker aided his decision
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Gov Wike urges Christians to make sacrifices for Nigeria’s development

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers has urged the Christian faithful to emulate Jesus Christ by making sacrifices that will advance the course of development. Wike said this in his Easter message by his Special Assistant on Media, Mr Kelvin Ebiri in Port Harcourt on Saturday. He said that Easter exemplified the ultimate sacrifice made by Jesus Christ to save mankind, noting that as individuals, Christians must take into consideration the welfare of others. He called on the people of Rivers to re-dedicate themselves to the service of the state as they reflected on the ideals of Good Friday and Easter
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