The Chairman of Gokana Local Government Area in Rivers State, Hon. Paul Kobani, has called for synergy among all groups and individuals so as to sustain peaceful coexistence and development across all communities in the area.
Kobani stated this while playing host to the leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Grassroots Development Initiative (GDI, the Wike Solidarity Movement (WSM) and 17 ward officers of Gokana at the council secretariat in Kpor.
According to him, he called the three key groups in the party (PDP) to intimate them of the development direction of the council and to seek their continued support in maintaining peace in the area, while also pledging his administration’s commitment to spread development to all nooks and crannies of Gokana.
Kobani further said, “I assure you that within a short time development through this council will reach all the wards, as well as the nooks and crannies of this Local government. I thereby urge you to keep the peace and continue to support the government of Chief Barr, Nyesom WIke through which we have experienced progress in Gokana LGA”.
Noting with unity a lot can be achieved, Kobani called all hands to be on deck in order to move Gokana forward, assured that he was leaving no stone unturned to see that cultism, communal crises and other vices in the area became a thing of the past.
In his remark, the Deputy Chairman of PDP in Gokana, Diamond James, described the meeting as timely and urged the council boss to remain focused in developing the area.
“I want to commend the Executive Chairman of Council, Paul Vidag Kobani, for this meeting. I know that it has not been easy for him on security issues. But by His grace, he has been able to surmount it, believing that we are going to run a smooth government. This meeting has been awesome and the turnout is quite encouraging.
“I pray he continues in this spirit, bringing the party together, meeting those that have left and those that also want to join the party just to see that Gokana is PDP and that PDP is Gokana,” Diamond said.