Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs has joined the 2023 governorship race in the oil rich Rivers State. The Kalabari-Ijaw born oil mogul and philanthropist made his intention known this Friday while talking to journalists at the Port Harcourt International Airport. He was arriving from Lagos after receiving an award of excellence in the oil and gas sector from Forbes
With so much optimism, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, said he will run an administration that caters for the aspirations of all Rivers people, saying that the incumbent Governor Nyesom Wike will be delighted to have someone like him take over governance.
He promised to run an all inclusive government of all Rivers people and change the narrative from an oil dependent economy to a state that flourishes in education, manufacturing, tourism and agriculture. This he said will create a lot of employment for the youths.
On the clamour for a riverine governor, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs said that although he is running on his proven competence and character, it will be proper for Rivers-Ijaw to produce the next governor of Rivers State, promising to develop the entire state when elected.