Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike Of Rivers State Has Directed Contractors Of Key Road Projects To Mobilise To Site And Drive The Projects To completion
In a bid to complete aban- doned projects in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike ,yesterday directed contractors of key road projects to mobilise to site and drive the projects to completion.
The governor inspected on- going road projects at Eagle Island-Iroabuchi Link road, Woji Trans-Amadi road and projects at the Rivers State University of Science and Technology.
At the Eagle Island Iro abuchi Link Road, Governor Wike directed the contractors to ensure the completion of work within three weeks.
He said:” we will pay you on Wednesday and we expect that you complete the road work in three weeks. We don’t want to hear another excuse. You have said that you aban- doned work due to lack of pay- ment. We shall make Money available”.
At the inspection of the Woji Trans-Amadi road, the governor elicited commitment from the contractor that a section of the abandoned road will be completed in three months.
Governor Wike said: “This road is critical to the free flow of traffic in this area. Therefore, we shall make funds available to you and we expect you to respect the timeline of completing the project in three months which we have agreed today”.
Wike also visited the law Faculty building of the Rivers State University of Science and Technology where the contractor has already mobilised to site in response to the governor’s directive.
Governor Wike assured him of prompt payment to ensure that he completes the project.
The governor noted that his administration will work towards completing key abandoned projects relevant to the prosperity of the state.
Hundreds of residents trooped out to the streets to cheer the governor as he walked the length of the two roads on the unscheduled inspection.