Youths congratulate Gov. Wike on re-election

                            

Noble Youths Mass Support Association (NYMSA), an NGO, has congratulated the governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike on his re-election.

Mr Godwin Onmonya, the National Coordinator of the group, in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gwagwalada on Thursday, described Wike’s re-election as a victory for democracy.

Wike won the election with 886,264 votes, while Mr Biokpomabo Awara of the African Alliance Congress (AAC), who came second, scored 173,859 votes.

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“I commend the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for doing the right thing in ensuring that that democracy prevailed.

“It is my conviction that his victory will pave way for a true democracy and a prosperous Nigeria that will deliver on the people’s mandate.

“On behalf of NYMSA, I congratulate Nyesom Wike on his well-deserved victory in the just-concluded Rivers Governorship Election,” he said.

Onmonya further described the Presidential and National Assembly elections in the state as fair and expression of the sovereign will of the Nigerian people.

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However, he called on Wike to support and encourage the less privileged in the country, through youth empowerment, sports and social development programmes.

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