Governor Wike who spoke on Tuesday, during the celebration of 40 years of legal practice of Onueze Okocha, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) by Okpo Club of Nigeria, an association of Ikwerre lawyers worldwide, and the inaugural Okpo Club awards, said that the defections from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has shown the direction the country is headed in 2019.
He said, “Democracy is taking shape in Nigeria. I hope you are aware that the PDP has taken over the Senate. We are like going to take over at the House of Representatives”.
Governor Wike urged Nigerians must continue to work towards a development-oriented government next year.
On the celebration of Okocha, Governor Wike said that he deserved the honour of the people noting that “This is 40 years of successful law practice. I commend Chief OCJ Okocha for mentoring young lawyers to be worthy legal practitioners”.