Addressing delegates of the PDP at the Rivers State Congress of the party at the Obi Wali International Conference Centre in Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Governor Wike said the re-organization of the party will place it on a sound position to attain victory in 2019.
According to the Governor, “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 contained in the New Rivers Development Blueprint.
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.
In his words, “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.
Bro. Felix Obuah, who re-contested the Chairmanship of the Party, was returned un-opposed as the State Chairman of the Party.
The executive emerged at the state convention, where about 27 offices were contested during the convention.
The zonal congress of the PDP is expected to be held in Port Harcourt this weekend and will prepare the grounds for the National Convention slated for 21st of May, 2016, still in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital.