The Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has invited the Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwoolu to inaugurate the newly completed Orochiri-Worukwo (Waterline Junction) flyover in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
The invitation is coming amidst a crisis within the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, between Wike and the party’s 2023 Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar.
It can be recalled that both men fell out after Atiku refused to pick him(Wike) as his running mate for the upcoming elections despite being recommended by a 16-man committee set up by the party to select a vice-presidential candidate.
Wike announced this while inspecting some ongoing projects in Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt local government areas of the state.
He disclosed that the next round of project inauguration would commence on August 8 and last for two weeks.
Furthermore, he disclosed that the next project to be inaugurated will be the Ogbum-Nu-Abali Eastern Bypass. and it would be done by a Former Governor, Aliyu Wammako, who is also a chieftain of the APC.
Wike urged the people of the state all to join the government in thanking God Almighty for the accomplishments of his administration. He said the capacity of his administration in inaugurating more projects while also embarking on new ones was unique.
He said: “And I think you can’t hear anything happening in most of the States. But for us, we will end our services to the people on the 29th of May, 2023.”
“Like I said no project will be left abandoned and that is why we have taken priority to make sure that the finances are there to back up these projects. If we don’t have the money, there is no need of awarding contracts.”