Rivers People Celebrate Governor Wike’s Works On Streets (PHOTOS)

Rivers People Celebrate Governor Wike’s Works On Streets (PHOTOS)

By Ella Ukairo | News Reporter on November 24, 2015
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Governor Nyesom Wike inspecting road projects in Port Harcourt | Rivers Gov't Photo

Rivers State  Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  has  declared that  the celebrations on the streets of Port Harcourt,  Obio/Akpor and Ikwerre  Local Government  Areas during his regular  project inspections represent the overwhelming  mandate  freely  given  to  him by the people  of  the  state.

Addressing  journalists  on Monday  after inspecting  road and school  projects in Obio/Akpor and Port Harcourt  Local  Government  Areas, Governor  Wike  declared  that he is further inspired to deliver  on his covenant with the people by their appreciation of his good works.

He pledged that he would drive the revival of  Port Harcourt  City to its logical  conclusion, noting  that the old Garden City, would re-emerge at the end of the  urban renewal  programme  of  his administration.

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Governor Wike said: “The people  are happy. They  appreciate  what we are doing for them. We want to turn Port Harcourt  and its  environs around and re-establish the  Garden City that will be a pride of the nation.

“We will use the dry season to accomplish the revival  programme  within the limits of available  resources.  In Diobu,  out of the 22 kilometres being reconstructed,  we have achieved 17 kilometres.  The remaining  aspects of the Diobu  roads have reached 70 percent completion.

“The mandate the  people freely gave to us will be utilised effectively  for their  wellbeing. People came out overwhelmingly  and voted for us and we are doing  what they want “.

A statement  signed  by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic  Media  noted that  hundreds of residents thronged the streets of Obio/Akpor and  Port Harcourt Local Government  Areas to cheer Governor  Wike  as he inspected road and school projects.

The projects inspected by Governor  Wike  on Monday  include, rehabilitation  of  Government  Girls Secondary  School,  Rumuokwuta,  Rumuagholu road, Nkpolu road, Obiwali street, Afikpo street, Njemanze street and Silverbird-UTC  Junction.

In the course of the last six months, Governor  Wike’s  administration  has constructed  about 100 kilometers  of roads in the operation  zero portholes programme  and the Urban Renewal programme  of  the administration.

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