The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, will take back the reins of governance at the federal level in 2019.
Addressing PDP delegates at the Rivers State Congress of the party at the Obi Wali Cultural Centre in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Governor Wike said the reorganisation of the party will place it on a sound footing to attain victory in 2019.
He said: “The PDP will return to the seat of power at the Federal level by 2019. This congress is part of the process of repositioning the party”.
He assured the people of Rivers State that the party will continue to deliver on all fronts in line with the pledges of his government.
The governor said his administration has lived up to the expectations of the people of the state in the execution of pro-people projects and programmes.
He said: “This administration will showcase our superlative performance in the last one year between May 23 and May 29. The people will know first-hand the quality projects we have executed”.
The State Congress witnessed voting for new state executives of the party by 1024 accredited delegates from the 23 Local Government Areas of the state.