Rivers state governor, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, has assured that his administration will not take the love and unflinching support of Rivers people for granted.
He said he will continue to take cognisance of the collective efforts of all stakeholders to achieve the desired dream of a prosperous state.
He gave the assurance at Koniju town in Okrika Saturday during the burial ceremony of the late Amanyanabo of Koniju Town, King Nelson Atubo Oputibeya XI.
Addressing the people, Governor Fubara expressed gratitude over the overwhelming reception accorded him and his entourage by the people of Koniju town and urged Rivers people to abide by the tenets of peace as this is the only way to bring about the desired and sustainable development in the state.
“When my convoy was stormed by the people, it was the support from the youth, women and everybody and I was happy. I thank you all for your support. In the spirit of this, I urge you to maintain peace, for it is only when there is peace that the promises we made can be fulfilled.”
The governor commended the people of Wakrike kingdom, particularly, the traditional rulers for the prevailing peace in the area and their unwavering support for his administration.
He further announced that the process of the formal gazetting of the Koniju traditional stool for proper recognition will be made public next week.