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WHY YOU SHOULD BE THANKFUL FOR 2017 AND 2018

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Its New year!
The Year 2018 marks the beginning of new things and a new dawn.

2017 was indeed an eventful year filled with joyful as well as sad moments. Some of us scaled new heights, achieved some set goals, some of us lost loved ones, properties, jobs, businesses and so on but in all these all hope is not lost. The fact that u see and read this gives you a new sense of hope. Despite all odds, God kept us alive to see a brand new year, meaning He is not through with us yet.



We may have lost so many things but God is the reason why we haven't lost everything.

He remains God no matter the
circumstance. He makes all things beautiful in His time and for that we remain grateful to God with a heart full of Thanksgiving for making it possible for us to see 2018.

2017 presented to us strengths and wisdom to achieve and do better in 2018 as regards things we couldn't do in 2018.

In 2018, have a heart of gratitude to God, be unique, have a positive mind set in achieving your set goals…

RIVERS PEOPLE WILL ENJOY MORE DEMOCRATIC DIVIDENDS: BANIGO

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Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has assured the Rivers People that they will continue to enjoy more dividends of democracy in the year 2018 and the years beyond.


Dr. Banigo gave this assurance in her New Year goodwill message to the Rivers People from the Government House, in Port Harcourt.
According to the Deputy Governor, 
“the Governor Wike led Administration is deeply committed in ensuring that every iota of promise made to the people is fulfilled, while other State Governors are struggling to pay workers salaries with the Paris Club refunds, Governor Wike  is taking development to all nooks and crannies of Rivers State which is highly commendable.”
Dr. Banigo who thanked the Rivers People for standing by the State Government during the turbulent period of election litigations, urged them to continue to support the Administration in the coming years and prayed the Almighty God to bless the People of Rivers State as we celebrate a brand new year.

DO NOT FORGET THE ESSENCE OF CHRISTMAS - BANIGO

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Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has advised Christians not to forget the essence of the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ as they celebrate Christmas.

Dr. Banigo gave this advice in a statement from the Government House in Port Harcourt to felicitate with the Rivers People in the yuletide.
According to the Deputy Governor, Christ was born to reconcile man with his creator after losing his glory at the Garden of Eden, noting that it behoves on Christians to go about the celebration with decorum and the fear of God because Jesus is the reason for the season.
Dr. Banigo, who called on the people to continue to support   the Nyesom Ezenwo Wike led Administration said the Government is collaborating with the security agencies to ensure that citizens enjoy a hitch free yuletide and wished them a Merry Christmas and a Blissful New Year.

IMPLEMENT REFORMS IN LINE WITH GLOBAL BEST PRACTICES - WIKE

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed the need to implement necessary reforms in line with global best practices to tackle the challenges of public financial management.
Represented by his Deputy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Governor Wike said the call for effective revenue collection, equitable revenue allocation, efficient budgeting and effective budget execution cannot be over emphasized.
According to the Governor one of the first things his Administration did on assumption of office was to initiate strategic reforms in the State’s Public Financial Management System, to foster greater transparency, accountability and efficiency.
He said “apart from producing more realistic budgets based on pragmatic assessments of available resources, we are now more efficient and result oriented in the collection, allocation and management of available public resources”.
The State Chief Executive, who commended the Federal Government for the implementation of the single treasury …

PHOTOS: WIKE EXTOLS THE STERLING QUALITIES OF BRO. FELIX OBUAH

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Rivers State Chief Executive, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has extolled the sterling qualities of Bro. Felix Obuah the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

Governor Wike disclosed this while unveiling two books. “The Man Felix Obuah, aka Go-Round” and  “Life And Times Of Elder Bathuel Chukujindu Obuah, 1931 -2016” as part of activities to celebrate Bro. Felix Obuahs  Birthday in Port Harcourt, South-South Nigeria.
Represented by his Deputy, Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo, Governor Wike said Bro. Felix Obuah is a great leader and a gentleman whose humility and generosity is remarkable.
“It is remarkable how a man of such greatness can show respect to both the young and old, and as a man who superintends over the Rivers State Environmental Sanitation Agency, Bro. Felix has demonstrated a great capacity in the management of Public Office. Governor Wike quipped.”
According to the Governor the book about Bro. Felix Obuah father’s contributions to Ogba Culture and Research is apt and re…

DEPUTY GOVERNOR HAIL OBUAH ON HIS BIRTHDAY

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The Deputy Governor of Rivers State Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has felicitated with the State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Bro Felix Obuah on his birthday and books presentation.

In a statement from the Government House in Port Harcourt, Dr. Baniigo described him as a philanthropist per excellence, and a gentleman who has contributed in no small measures to the success story of the Peoples Democratic Party in Rivers State.

She said 

“over the years Bro Felix Obuah has continued to exhibit the rare quality of being a pragmatic and astute Politician” and prayed for the Almighty God to guide, protect, bless and give him the wisdom to continue to excel.

BANIGO FELICITATES WITH TORU OFILI ON HER BIRTHDAY

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Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has felicitated with Mrs. Ibitoru Ofili as she celebrates the Diamond   Jubilee of her birth.



In a statement from the Government House in Port Harcourt, Dr. Banigo described Mrs. Ofili as an epitome of beauty, brains and grace.
She said Toru Ofili is an illustrious daughter of the Ibani kingdom who has continued to make Ibani se’ proud by putting a touch of excellence in the discharge of her duties in public service over the years.
Dr. Banigo wished her God’s blessings in all her endeavours.

BANIGO FELICITATES WITH RIVERS STATE GOVERNOR, NYESOM E. WIKE ON HIS BIRTHDAY

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Rivers State Deputy Governor Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has felicitated with State Chief Executive, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike as he celebrates his Birthday.


In a statement from the Government House in Port Harcourt Dr. Banigo said“Governor Wike is a patriotic Statesman who loves the Rivers People with a passion and is ready to defend the interest of Rivers State at a great personal risk.”
According to the Deputy Governor, Governor Wike has continued to make the Rivers People proud nationally and internationally through his purposeful leadership which has translated into an exponential increase in the socio-political and economic development of the State.
Dr. Banigo who wished Governor Wike many happy returns, prayed the Almighty God to continue to guide, protect and bless the Governor.

THE PDP WILL REGAIN ALL ITS LOSSES – Banigo

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Rivers State Deputy Governor, Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo has expressed confidence that the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) will regain all its losses in the 2015 General Elections.

Dr. Banigo stated this while reflecting on the successful elective convention of the PDP at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Omagwa, shortly on her arrival from Abuja.

She said the Peoples Democratic Party is now in a stronger position to provide the credible opposition towards a stable, progressive and mature democracy.
“The party will work to regain all its losses including the seat of power in Aso Rock” she stressed.
According to her “the mere excitement that was evident throughout the country last week at the approach of the elective convention of the PDP, shows how much Nigerians are anxious to see PDP return to the seat of power, to provide good governance which our citizens are yearning for”.    


She said the APC led Federal Government has reneged in its campaign promises to Nigerians, noting…

GOVERNOR WIKE RECEIVES THEOPHILUS AWARD FROM PFN

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The State Chief Executive Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the Christian Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) to continue to advocate for Justice, Equity and Righteousness in our land.

Governor Wike stated this during the End of year Revival/Banquet of the Rivers State Chapter of PFN at the Royal House of Grace International Church in Port Harcourt.
Represented by his Deputy Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo the Governor urged Ministers of God to pray for the Government of Rivers State to continue to rest on the shoulders of our lord Jesus Christ.

He said his Administration is committed to supporting the clergy to ensure that the gospel continues to remain vibrant, stressing that a Board of Trustee is to be set up to manage the funds meant to support ministers of God serving in rural areas in a bid to take the gospel to all nooks and crannies of the State.
While expressing gratitude to the PFN for finding him worthy to receive the Theophilus Award, he reiterated his Government’s commitments …

OUR ADMINISTRATION IS FIRMLY ROOTED ON CHRIST - Wike

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reiterated that his Administration is firmly rooted on Jesus Christ the Solid Rock. Governor Wike stated this during the Rivers District Golden Jubilee Celebration of Assemblies of God Nigeria in Port Harcourt.
The Governor who spoke through his Deputy Dr. (Mrs.) Ipalibo Harry Banigo said Rivers State has a goodly heritage based on the foundation of Jesus Christ our Saviour, the Prince of Peace.
He said he appreciates the spiritual and physical contribution of the church towards the development of the State, noting that the effective fervent prayer of the righteous attracts a lot of blessings from God.
Governor Wike who advised members of the church to keep their eyes focused on the author and finisher of our faith, the one who was and is to come, said  the Golden Jubilee is a season of liberty, restoration and victory on all sides.