All things being equal, TheRivers State government is poised to roll out legacy projects executed by thepresent administration of Governor Chief Nyesom Wike in the next three months.
Wike stated this whilespeaking to journalists after inspecting the Rebisi Flyover, Real MadridFootball Academy, Port Harcourt and the Mother and Child Hospital.
Accompanied by the South-South Zonal Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP), Chief Dan Orbih, Senator Olaka Nworgu, Dr. Abiye Sekibo and Dr. ChidiLloyd.
The governor assured that the projects to beinaugurated would change the landscape of the city. He stated that there wouldbe a revolution of developmental projects in the state before the expiration ofhis tenure in 2023.
“By the time we completeall the projects we have started, it will be amazing. With the projects on ground,you can now see how the state is changing and where it will be in 2023.
.“We are going to rollout a lot of legacy projects that will make Rivers State a centre of attractionin the entire country,” he stated. The governor described the Rebisi Flyover asa masterpiece and expressed happiness for the value the state government hasreceived from the money spent on the project.
“When you get value fromthe money you spent on something, you will be happy. Nobody will see whatJulius Berger has done on the Rebisi Flyover and will not be happy.
“The flyover has changedthe entire landscape of the area and that is what we promised Rivers people. “Ninety-fivepercent of work has been done at the Real Madrid Academy, Port Harcourt. Itwill be inaugurated by November, 2020.
“The Mother and ChildHospital will also be put into use before the end of this year.
“Government will hand over the hospital to a private entrepreneur to manage inorder to ensure its sustenance.
“We have agreed that government will not run it. We are going to sign a Memorandum of Understanding so that we can sustain it.
Also speaking, the South-South Zonal Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Dan Orbih described the developmental strides of Wike as development at its best, and urged people of other geo-political zones of the country to vote PDP to experience uncommon development in their states.
The former Transport Minister, Dr. Abiye Sekibo, said the works of the governor in the state were signature projects that would stand the test of time.
In his comment, Senator Olaka Nwogu noted that the developmental strides of Wike in the state were unprecedented, emphasizing that Rivers people are lucky to have the governor at the helm of affairs.
The former Leader of the state House of Assembly, Dr. Chidi Lloyd, who opined that governors were not noted for embarking on projects in their second term, described Wike as exceptional and lauded him for executing legacy projects.