Disputed Oil Wells: Obuah And Dekor, Commend Gov. Wike Over Supreme Court Victory.
A frontline Peoples Democratic Party governorship aspirant in Rivers State, who is also DMOMA Awards Humanitarian philanthropist of the year, Bro Felix Obuah has lauded the state governor, Chief Barr Nyesom Wike over the Supreme Court victory against the Imo State government in the disputed 17 oil wells between the two sister states.
Bro Obuah commended the governor for his courage and undaunted spirit to ensure justice was not only done but seen to have been done over the legal battle that has lingered for so long.
The PDP governorship aspirant and a bonafide indigene of the council area of the disputed oil wells (Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni) said the victory is a further confirmation of Gov Wike’s resolve to see that what rightly belongs to Rivers State is not denied it.
Despite the huge sum of revenue that had been lost to the Imo state government under the nullified previous political arrangement on the sharing formula between the two states, Bro Obuah noted, the ceding of the 17 oil wells will no doubt broaden the revenue base of the state henceforth.
Bro Obuah also commended the Supreme Court for standing firm against miscarriage of justice against Rivers State by ruling that the disputed 17 oil wells rightly belong to the state which by extension, has equally authenticated the boundary adjustment paper of 1976 where the disputed Ndoni and Egbema Communities were confirmed to be in Rivers.
Similarly, the lawmaker representing Khana/Gokana Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Dumnamene Robinson Dekor has again given Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike a pat on the back for living true to his promise of putting the State first in the management of state affairs.
The DMOMA Awards federal lawmaker of the year, Rt. Hon. Dekor made the commendation on the heels of the epochal Supreme Court victory in favour of Rivers State in its legal battle over the disputed 17 oil wells in Egbema and Ndoni Communities of Rivers State.
The Chairman of Committee for Host Oil Communities in the House of Reps, described the Supreme Court victory as another landmark of the Gov Wike administration which according to him is unprecedented in the annals of the history of Rivers State.
Rt. Hon. Dekor, a former Speaker of the State Legislature and one time Commissioner of Works in the State said by this feat, Gov Wike has written his name in the sands of history and will be kindly remembered by posterity as a selfless leader that defied all odds to ensure that the Riversman proudly retained his identity in the comity of other ethnic groups in Nigeria.
The Ogoni-born lawmaker and political strategist expressed joy that Gov Wike by this particular victory has proved again to all that the focus of his administration is the state and Rivers people and not for a particular group or political party.
Rt. Hon Dekor urged all men and women of goodwill in the state irrespective of political affiliation to support and pray for Gov Wike as he proceeds to raise the bar of good governance to the national level as a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party. This is again, a plus and political statement for all Rivers people, the federal lawmaker declared.
Credit: Jerry Needam.
Dez Mayorz Report.