Former Governor of Ekiti State, Ayo Fayose has hailed the people of Rivers State for standing by Governor Nyesom Wike and the PDP during the course of the elections in the state.
Reacting to Wike’s re-election, Fayose described the governor’s victory as sweet and historic. He tweeted:
I congratulate my friend and brother, Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike and the entire people of Rivers state for this sweet and historic victory over those forces of evil who for their own selfish reasons turned the state to a killing field.
In another tweet, he wrote:
That the people of Rivers State stood by Governor Wike and the PDP even in the face of death is a sign that Nigerians are capable of defeating tyranny and this will just be the beginning of more victories over the forces threatening the survival of democracy in our country.