Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has called on fathers to consistently invest in the growth of the state for sustainable development to be achieved.
In a goodwill message to fathers on the occasion of the 2016 Fathers ‘ Day, Governor Wike also urged fathers to serve as positive role models to youths for a greater future for the state.
He noted that fathers as positive role models will guide youths on the path of honesty, positive family values, societal development while they will be encouraged to shun crime.
The governor appealed to fathers to work with the mothers in the state to build strong families that will impact positively on the state.
While wishing fathers a wonderful fathers day celebration, Governor Wike prayed God to always empower them with the capacity to discharge their onerous responsibilities to their families and the society.
He assured the people of the state that his administration will continue to execute projects and programmes that will enhance the quality of lives of all segments.