Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has said the fall of Bayelsa state to the All Progressives Congress since the return of democracy in 1999 is unfortunate.
Governor Wike expressed is sadness at the development while speaking during a Courtesy Visit by Amayanabo of Wakrike Kingdom, Okrika and Prominent Chiefs of Okrika.
He told the Traditional Rulers that, “Now that Bayelsa State has fallen to the enemies, the next target of the enemies would be Rivers State.
Wike therefore declared that his government belongs to all Rivers people, saying that it not a Government for any particular group in the state.
According to him, "This Government is not a Government of you are from here or there. My Government is a Government of Rivers State. It is not a Government of a particular place.
"Anything that will promote the interest of Rivers State is what I will do. You can be my sister state, if you want to take what belongs to Rivers State, I will not agree. I will not sell Rivers State for any cost. Let's be our brother's keeper.
"Unfortunately, one of our states is gone to the enemies. But God will help us.
"For us who are from Rivers State, we should know that there will be attack on us because the enemy has entered our territory.
“They will attack us, but with your prayer, Rivers State will prevail".