Investors confidence on the rise in Rivers State, says Governor Wike


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that investors confidence in the  state  is on the rise following  hisadministration’s  development of critical  infrastructure.

Speaking  on Tuesday  in Port Harcourt while commissioning the multi -billion naira Port Harcourt Gardens Estate,  Governor  Wike  said  credible  investors are already taking advantage  of  the  prospects of  the state.

He said  that  the return  on investment  in the state is about the highest in the country,  despite a few challenges  being experienced .

He said : “Investors are already aware of the  benefits  of  investing in Rivers State,  hence they are  coming in their numbers. This housing estate is one of the recent investments that have added value to the state.

“I am particularly  impressed because the promoters of this project  were groomed in this state. They returned because they have confidence in what we are doing in terms of creating  an enabling  climate for businesses  to  thrive”.

He said  several fresh investors are coming to the state without  giving excuses because they appreciate  what his administration  has done to stabilise the state  in terms  of  security  and  infrastructure.

In his remarks, Chairman of Port Harcourt Gardens Limited,  Mr Richard Nyong said that Garden Heights is a private and equisite residential  community  domiciled  in the Government  Reserved Area of the Rivers State capital.

He said :”The estate is set to become  the focal  point of reference to luxury  living in  Port Harcourt with facilities  that offer security  and  comfort “.

Managing Director of Port Harcourt Gardens Limited,  Mr Uche John  commended  Governor  Wike  for providing  the  enabling environment  for his company  to invest her resources  in the  state.

He noted that the apartments have been made affordable  for the average. According  to  him,  the  company  will  develop  three additional  housing estates in the state.

The commissioning  programme  attracted members  of  the  State Executive Council and the business  community  in the state.


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