Governor Nyesom Wike has put people to task over the protection, preservation and support for government projects and facilities in their environment.
Governor Nyesom Wike has put people to task over the protection, preservation and support for government projects and facilities in their environment. Wike gave the task when he paid an unscheduled inspection visit to the Rumuokurusi-Igwuruta- Eneka road under construction by Lubrik Construction Company (LCC), urged the crowd of onlookers to create a conducive atmosphere for the contractors to do their job and deliver same on target.
The governor charged the people of Rumuokurusi in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area to always support government sponsored infrastructural projects. Wike told the crowd, “I made you people a promise during my electioneering campaign period that I will not disappoint you if you give me your mandate, and this you have done.
Therefore, I am here to fulfil my part by ascertaining the level of job done on this road project because I have already paid the contractor.” In a related development, Wike has promised to partner the National Youth Council of Nigeria, Rivers State Chapter.
Wike made the declaration in Port Harcourt on Monday, during a peace walk by the National Youth Council, Rivers State Chapter to Government House as Nigerian Youths celebrate their International Youth Day. The Governor who was represented by the Chief of Staff,Government House, Hon. Emeka Woke, thanked the youths for identifying with the Rivers State Government.
Wike explained: “let me assure you that as a government, We are prepared to partner with you. Our new vision for Rivers State is very clear and explicit as it affects the youth of Rivers State that is why in less than 100 days we have embarked on massive infrastructural developments, fixing our roads, to ensure that investors come back to our state.
We are already fighting crime and criminality by partnering and empowering the police and other security agencies to create conducive environment for investors in the state”.
The governor reiterated his commitment in fighting criminality through by partnering the Police and other security agencies to ensure security and also make Rivers State investors’ friendly.
“Let me once again, assure you that as a government we are prepared to cooperate and collaborate with you, to ensure peace, generate employment and make Rivers State free of social vices,” Governor Wike stressed.
Earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth Development, Mrs. Clara Tam Nmebe, had asserted that: “Rivers State youths are not criminals, which is why they have decided to come and tell you that they are ready to partner and assist you in whatever way they can so that you will succeed.”
-Tony Ita Etim, Port Harcourt