Nsirim said this in a statement in Port Harcourt on Sunday and attributed the successful conduct of the concluded local government council elections in the state as a testament of Wike’s resolve to advance democracy.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that voters went to the polls on Saturday to elect officials of the 23 Local Government Areas (LGA) in the state.
“Gov. Wike has, by the orderly and peaceful conduct of this local government council election, demonstrated his commitment to deepening democracy in the country.
“All over the state, we recorded peaceful, credible and transparent conduct of elections,” Nsirim stated.
The commissioner commended the Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RISEC) for conducting free, fair, credible and peaceful local government elections in the 23 LGAs.
He observed that distribution of election materials, accreditation of voters and counting and recording of votes were conducted transparently.
“The security agencies also conducted themselves professionally before, during and after the elections.