Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has charged lawmakers representing Rivers State at the National Assembly to defend the interest of the State fearlessly.
Wike also advised the lawmakers to resist distraction and remain united while consulting with the party regularly in the course of the duties.
According to a statement the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, the governor gave the charge while presenting 15 Sports Utility Vehicles to members of the National Assembly at Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.
Wike who was represented by the Rivers State Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Desmond Akawor, said the gesture was aimed at easing the movements of the lawmakers and engendering effective discharge of their legislative duties.
It reads partly, “Resist distraction, remain united, consult the party regularly and defend the interest of the state fearlessly. This gesture is to ease your movement and enable you discharge your legislative duties effectively.”