US Ambassador visits Tonye Cole
Encourages his style of politics, prays he is on the ballot. As part of his whirlwind tour of potential hotspots in the 2019 elections, the US Ambassador to NIgeria, William Stuart Symington visited Rivers state where he paid a closed door visit to his old friend, the APC candidate for Rivers state, Pastor Tonye Cole, at his residence. They discussed, amongst other things, the Rivers State elections as an opportunity for good men and women to render true and sincere service to its people, the high expectations of the entire international community in Rivers State to deliver credible elections and the need for peace to prevail not only in our actions but also in our words.
The meeting which lasted just over an hour explored the current situation in the state with the,. Ambassador expressing his earnest expectation that APC resolve the judicial matters and be on the ballot. He commended Pastor Tonye Cole for the global interest that his running for office had generated, tagging it as an uncommon feature and adding that this goodwill visit was More “Even though I’ve known Bill before now, this meeting though warm, was also very sober.” “We discussed ideas around how to create sustainable jobs in the State, reduce the dependence on government, while also increasing the self sufficiency of our people.”