Governor Nyesom Wike sets new pace

Victoria Street, Abuloma Road to be rebuilt

Governor Nyesom Wike has approved funds for the reconstruction of two major access routes in Port Harcourt city.

They are Victoria Street and Abuloma Road.

The Governor said while speaking at the commissioning of the newly constructed Waterlines building on Wednesday that government would continue to deliver on its promises to the people.

Orochiri women entertaining guests who assembled in Port Harcourt Wednesday for the official commissioning ceremony of the New Waterlines House built by Governor Nyesom Wike’ administration. 

According to him, the scenic beauty of the State capital is being enhanced while man-hours lost on the road due to traffic bottlenecks are being reduced.

Wike explained that since last week the Rivers State Government has been commissioning projects on a daily basis.

Wike assured Rivers people that the process would  not relent until all ongoing infrastructural facilities built for their benefit are put in place.

The Governor also announced that his administration would any moment from now commission the first phase of the Trans Kalabari Road.

He noted that although the project which is expected to open unlimited access to the Kalabari areas has been on the drawing board over the years, no administration until he came on board had dared to embark on it.

Recall that during the ground breaking ceremony, Wike had assured the Kalabaris that he would make sure that the first phase is delivered under his watch.

Governor Wike also announced that as part of efforts to transform Ogoniland and turn Bori into a major city, the second phase of the Sakpenwa Road which is under construction would be delivered soon.

Wike observed that some Rivers leaders whose names he did not drop were exhibiting signs of greed.

He said that as a result, they had turned against their own State in search of morsels of bread.

At the appropriate time, he said, government will release the names of Rivers leaders who have been prime beneficiaries of his administration.

The Governor said government was grateful to the Orochiri community because of the way they cooperated with the contractors.

Alhaji Ibrahim Idris commissioned the new Waterlines project built by Wike

The former Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Ibrahim Idris who commissioned the Waterlines project expressed satisfaction with the pace of development taking place in the State.

Idris said Wike had demonstrated focus and commitment towards the transformation of the State and enjoined the Rivers Governor to continue the good work.

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