Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will not slow down on projects delivery because the people of the state deserve the very best.
Speaking after inspecting projects in Obio/Akpor and Ikwerre Local Government Areas on Tuesday, Governor Wike said that he is motivated to maintain the tempo of projects delivery to make up for the eight years that the state lost during the tenure of the immediate past administration.
Accompanied by Senator Samuel Anyanwu (PDP, Imo East) and Cross River PDP Chieftain, Dr Sandy Onor, Governor Wike said that he will make the maximum use of the opportunity to serve Rivers State to leave his positive footprints on the sands of time.
He said: “Not everyone has the privilege to serve. What we are doing is to serve Rivers State to the best of our ability.
“These basic amenities are meant to attract attract investors. The atrraction of investors will create employment opportunities and enhance the economy of the state.
“We cannot take a break in terms of the delivery of projects because there is so much work to be done.”
He expressed satisfaction with the quality of work at the Government Girls Secondary School, Rumuokwuta, noting that an old structure was left in the middle of the school to remind people of the dilapidated nature of the institution before the reconstruction .
He said that the school will be commissioned by the British High Commissioner to Nigeria on Saturday.
Governor Wike also visited the Isiokpo Internal Roads billed to be commissioned on Thursday by Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar. He said projects commissioning and flag off will continue till July 10, 2018.
The governor also inspected ongoing construction of Cinemas and Restaurants at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park. He said that the cinemas will be the best in the country.
In an interview, Senator Samuel Anyanwu commended the Rivers State Governor for living up to the expectations of Rivers people.
He said that the outstanding developmental strides of Governor Wike is premised on the developmental philosophy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) .