Governor Wike Is Mr Projects Declares Acting President Yemi Osinbajo

Governor Wike Is Mr Projects Declares Acting President Yemi Osinbajo
Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has declared that Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike deserves the appellation  of “Mr Projects ” because of his high profile  projects across the state.
Speaking  at the Government House, Port Harcourt  on Monday  night during  the State Dinner organised  in his honour, Acting  President Yemi Osinbajo  said he was impressed by  the project sites he visited.
He said: “I think he deserves the title: ‘Mr Projects ‘. He is indeed Mr Projects. As we came in today, we had to visit some project sites”.
He  noted that the visit to Rivers State  was critical  because  of  the  position  of  the  state  in the country.
“Rivers State is very important  to  us.  We take matters concerning  the state seriously. We will  cooperate  with  Rivers State to develop Nigeria.
“It is in the interest of  our people and nation, that we work together for the good of our people.  We need to get together to chart the pathway of growth “, the Acting President said.
In his address, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  said that the state government  will cooperate with the Federal Government  to deliver development to the people.
He said  the  issues of development should not be politicised, because the people look up to different  tiers of government  for empowerment  and projects.
He said: “I believe  that  the  visit of the Acting President will bring  good relationship between the Federal Government and Rivers State.
“Let us allow the interest of the majority in whatever we do. Party must take the back  seat. The interest of Rivers State  is paramount . That is why  we are doing everything  we can  to cooperate  with the Federal Government because  we believe  in the unity of this nation “
He explained  that Rivers State  is  a state that the Federal Government  needs to partner  with, to consolidate the development  process.
The state dinner for the Acting President  witnessed cultural dances, comedy, toasts for Nigeria and Rivers State.