Paul Obiajunwo, Port Harcourt
The Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has declared that Governor Wike has proved to be an outstanding governor who churns out projects, pays salaries and pensions, when other states are failing.
Also, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike assured the people of the state that he will maintain the tempo of projects delivery and initiation of pro-people programmes.
Both leaders spoke on Friday at Woji Town in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area where Senator Ahmed Makarfi commissioned the Eze Dr Frank Eke Road (Former Woji Town Road).
Commissioning the road, Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Senator Ahmed Makarfi said: “Most of what we hear from other states is that they cannot pay salary or pension. But what we hear from Rivers State is dignitaries coming to commission projects.
“Rivers State is working, PDP is working. Rivers State will continue to work, PDP will continue to work “.
The National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the PDP said that if elections are conducted 1million times in the state, Governor Wike will emerge victorious because of his pro-people leadership.
He said that the Dr Frank Eke Road he commissioned was executed in line with international standards, stressing that it will be of benefit to the people.
He said that the leaders of the party are working to consolidate on the unity within the PDP.
In his address, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike stated that his decision to reconstruct the Eze Dr Frank Eke Road was as a result of the pledge he made will campaigning in the area.
He said the road was awarded by the immediate past administration which failed to mobilise the contractor.
He said that the Peoples Democratic Party is the only party that keeps its promises. He said while others give excuses, the PDP and her officials deliver.
He said: “There is no more crisis in the PDP. That is why the Caretaker Committee Chairman is here to commission this project.”
Also speaking, the Works Commissioner, Mr Bathuel Iheanyichukwu stated that the ministry is happy to be associated with a governor that is performing.
He said that the road is 4.7kilometer in length and has created access to several areas in the local government area.
The commissioning of the road attracted thousands of residents and traditional rulers from Woji Town.