Governor Wike Expresses Satisfaction With Progress At Project Sites

Governor Wike Expresses Satisfaction With Progress At Project Sites
 Paul Obiajunwo, PortHarcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has expressed satisfaction  with the  pace  of work on three major roads that will decongest traffic  in Port Harcourt.
He also assured that the reconstruction of the Court  of Appeal, Port Harcourt  will be completed  by October, while the National Industrial Court will be handed over in December, 2017.
Also to be  completed is the remodelling  and expansion  of the State Produce House in Port Harcourt.
Speaking on tuesday after inspecting  ongoing Projects in Port Harcourt, Obio/Akpor and  Eleme Local Government Areas, Governor Wike  said the Garrison-Trans-Amadi-Elelenwo, Elelenwo -Akpajo and the Woji-Akpajo roads will be funded diligently  for their scheduled completion.
He said: “These three major roads  will help us decongest traffic on the Popular Aba Road and create easier  access  to the  state’s  industrial  hub at Trans-Amadi .
“These are key  roads  that will improve  economic activities  in Port Harcourt and therefore empower  the people.  We are committed  to funding  the roads  for their  scheduled  completion “.
He explained that tempo of work at  the Court of Appeal will be improved to ensure that the court sits in comfort after its vacation.
The  governor  expressed satisfaction  with the level of work at the National Industrial Court where the contractor has completed two out of the court’s  four floors.
He directed the immediate  cessation  of  dredging  near the bridge along Slaughter road.  He decried dredging activities  within the metropolis, saying that security  personnel  have  been detailed to stop the  illegal  activities.
He was accompanied  on the project  inspection  by the Administrator of Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority, Ambassador Desmond Akawor and officials of the Rivers State Ministry of Works.