Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari has commended Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for transforming the state despite the current economic recession in the country .
Governor Yari spoke at the Government House , Port Harcourt on Saturday after a closed door meeting with Rivers State Governor , Nyesom Ezenwo Wike . The Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum was accompanied by the Kebbi State Governor , Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu .
In company of the governors was Senator Andy Uba.
Governor Yari said: “Despite the fact that we are having a serious economic crisis in our hands, which we are trying to manage.
“He has managed to come up with some programmes for the betterment of Rivers people. This is commendable “.
Continuing , he said: “We came here for friendship and private discussion concerning the Nigeria Governors Forum . He is a member and we visit our members . When he has the opportunity , Governor Wike will visit Kebbi and Zamfara States. This is a brotherly visit”.
The governor lauded Governor Wike for key projects within Government House, Port Harcourt which has lifted the facility.
“He took us round to see development projects and the way he is changing the face of the Government House”, Governor Yari said.
Highpoint of the visit of the governors was an inspection visit of ongoing projects at the Government House . Led by Governor Wike , they visited the restoration and extension of the Brick House Complex, the Government House Chapel and Security Vans to be donated to security agencies by the Rivers State Government .