By Ayodele Oluwafemi
The Rivers State chapter of Labour Party has slapped a seven day ultimatum on Governor Nyesom Wike to constitute his cabinet saying the failure to do so after four months in office was not in the interest of the people.
The state chairman of the party, Mr. Prince Reuben stated this, on Monday, while addressing a press conference in a Port Harcourt. He said that if the governor fails to take heed after the ultimatum that the party will mobilize relevant stakeholders and interest groups to protest against the governor.
According to him, the refusal of the governor to constitute his cabinet after four months is undemocratic and a denial of good governance to the people.
He also stated that the party withdrew its petition challenging the victory of Governor Wike in court in order for the people to enjoy the dividend of democracy without any form of distraction, adding that the governor should initiate more capital projects for the benefits of the people.
He said: “It is becoming worrisome that after four months in office as the state governor, Wike has refused to properly constitute the state executive council.
“This must be condemned, we must all rise to the demand for good governance and dividend of democracy, the government cannot be a one man show.
“The governor should also revisit the Greater Port Harcourt City project. Rivers people need to see what the huge financial resources of the state are being used for.”