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Governor Wike declares public holiday for Tinubu’s visit to Rivers state

The governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has declared Wednesday, May 3 a public holiday to enable residents to give the President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu a rousing welcome.Tinubu who won the February 25 presidential election will embark on a two-day working visit in the state starting from May 3 to May 4.

In a statement released by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, Governor Wike said the President-elect during his two-day official visit, will commission some projects.

“For us, it is an honour to the government and people of Rivers State to host the President-Elect on this historic visit. Consequently, I urge all Rivers citizens to come out en mass to receive our President-Elect, His Excellency Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, and display the traditional Rivers hospitality as he commissions these legacy projects to God’s glory and the advancement of our development.

Given this, I hereby declare Wednesday, 3rd May 2023, a public holiday to enable the people of Rivers State to receive our President-Elect rousingly.” he said

Prevail Inegbenose

Prevail Inegbenose is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Spark Media & Entertainment Ventures, the Publisher of Spark News Daily - Nigeria's most sought-after online newspaper in Government, Politics, Sport, Entertainment and Religion. Prevail Inegbenose studied Mass Communication from the prestigious Auchi Polytechnic Auchi and graduated in 2007. He is an experienced journalist with 16 years of active and practical journalism. Prevail Inegbenose is the Lead Pastor, House of God Int'l - Rest Tabernacle, Abuja - Nigeria. Tel: 08039564796.

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