The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says he has utilized the mandate given to him by the people of Rivers to provide basic infrastructure for them.
“I have not abused the mandate given to me by Rivers people and I have also not disappointed them”.
The Governor Wike said this while speaking to Journalists after inspecting the Rebisi, GRA, Rumuola and Rumuogba flyover bridges and ongoing road construction work in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas of the State.
Wike stated that through passion and commitment, he has judiciously utilized scarce resources for the development of the State.
“It is your commitment, your passion for the development of your people. If you have very good resources and you don’t have the passion and commitment, resources cannot be utilized for the good of the people.
“If you have the passion and commitment as we do, even the little resources that we have, will be judiciously used for the development of our State,” he said.
Governor Wike expressed happiness with the speed at which the various flyover bridges are advancing, emphasizing that the Rebisi flyover would be completed by December this year while the Rumuogba and Okoro-Nu-Odo flyovers would be completed by February, 2021.
He described the Rebisi flyover as an engineering masterpiece and commended Julius Berger for delivering a quality project.
“I am indeed proud that I am able to contribute my own little quota to the development of our State. He said.