Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara has expressed the need for Rivers People to love one another and speak positive things that would galvanize us as a State.

Governor Fubara expressed this while speaking during the 24th Ikwerre National Day of Thanksgiving, organized by Ogbakor Ikwerre Cultural Organization Worldwide at the Rivers State Christian Ecumenical Centre in Port Harcourt on Tuesday 26th December, 2023.

Governor Fubara who spoke through his Deputy, Prof. Ngozi Nma Odu said there is nothing as good as love and togetherness, adding that when we come stronger together as one, loving and caring for each other in Rivers State, people would look at us and say they are a great people.

According to the State Chief Executive, “There is nothing like being together, we are a family and nothing will separate this family, we will live together with joy and greatness”.

Governor Fubara maintained that he recognises the positive role of Ogbakor Ikwerre over the years, stressing that they have shown capacity to pull themselves together not only in Rivers State but all over the world.

“In the United States, United Kingdom and Canada, you fly the flag of Nigeria, you are indeed a formidable force nobody can ignore. In the spirit of Christmas, we should go home with a word of peace, love, happiness, togetherness and forgiveness”. The Governor stressed.

He expressed gratitude for the prayer of Solomon, that they prayed for him and his team, noting that it would propel them to another level.