Rivers State people, friends and well wishers trooped in on Thursday to celebrate Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his outstanding performance which formed the premise for his victory at the polls.
The event tagged Variety Night with Governor Wike, the artistes thrilled the high-profile audience with songs, drama and comedy.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, his wife , Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom-Wike, Former Ekiti State Governor, Peter Ayodele Fayose and Former Rivers State Governor, Sir Celestine Omehia joined other leaders of Rivers State for the fun-filled night.
Rivers State Council of Arts and Council performed a wonderful dance drama that detailed the political struggles and successes of Governor Wike.
The Rivers State Official Cultural Troupe highlighted how Rivers men and women defended their votes for Governor Wike against invading forces.
One after the other, the Rivers based artistes exhibited their talents and skills to the joy of the crowd.
Artistes include: Jikume Bethlehem, Veteran Singer, Peter Stonecold, Sensational Bamidele, Ebieri, Mercy Chinwo, Eben, Loxxy, Prinx Emmanuel among others thrilled their audience with powerful performances.
Three comedians, Akpororo, Prince Hezekiah and Arinze Baba blessed the souls of the audience with their rib cracking jokes.
Former Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Austin Opara said of the 22 artistes that performed, 19 were Port Harcourt based. He said that Governor Wike specifically directed that Rivers based artistes be patronised for the event.
In appreciation, the artistes trooped out and thanked Governor Wike for his commitment to the growth of the entertainment industry.