The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has on Sunday, said that there is really nothing to celebrate as Nigeria turns 61 years, on October 1, 2021, listing some numerous problems the
country is facing, and has been facing since the inception of the President Muhammadu Buhari Federal Government, Governor Wike stated that at this time, Nigeria needs God more than anything else.He said this at the Interdenominational Church Service,
organised in commemoration of the 61st Independence Anniversary of Nigeria, at St. Paul’s Anglican Church, in Port Harcourt, the State capital.The Governor’s remarks were contained in a statement by his Media Aide, Kelvin Ebiri, titled: ‘Nigeria suffering from Leadership failure’.Governor Wike said:
“This is the time that Nigeria needs God more. The country is gone. Insecurity everywhere. Everyone needs to say God, we need you, because man’s Leadership has failed this country“At 61 years, Nigeria is full of enmity, full of divisions, hatred, ethnicity. A country that cannot put itself together.
Everybody has responsibility, so ask yourself questions, have I done my own part?“We cannot do the right things. Other countries are talking about how their elections will be transparent, we are talking about how we will rig the election in 2023.
thing, transmit election results electronically to show transparency, that really that the person you are declaring won the election, but we are afraid.
“Where is the Legislature? A Legislature that cannot think, a Legislature, anything they bring is right, a Legislature that cannot say that Nigeria has nothing to regret from conducting free and fair elections.
“A Legislature that you will close your eyes, anything they bring, about borrowing, you say borrow. A Legislature that cannot say that this money we are borrowing, where is it, where are you applying it? You have no confidence to ask questions.“The courts have been intimidated. The Judges have abandoned their responsibilities out of fear. You are seeing something that is wrong, but because you will be summoned in the night, you abandoned your responsibility.”