NBA President lauds Gov Wike on delivery of pro-people projects

By Linda Nwogu,-Port Harcourt——-
National President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA,  Mr Augustine Alegeh  (SAN ) has lauded Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike for his outstanding delivery of pro-people projects.NBA President, Augustine Alegeh SAN and Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike  of Reviers State

The NBA National President spoke in Port Harcourt after he commissioned the Dr Peter Odili road constructed by the Governor Wike administration.

He said that Governor Wike has lived up the expectations of the people of Rivers State by implementing quality projects.

He said: “We are proud that Governor Wike has delivered what he promised his people.  This road is necessary for the economic development of the state “.

He lauded the people of the state for making the right choice by electing a leader that is development conscious.

“The people of Rivers State have determined that they want development by voting Governor Wike. I like the song composed by the women the last time I visited: they called him, ‘the talk one, do two governor,” the senior advocate said.

In his address, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike assured the people of the state that he will sustain the development of the state through  the  execution  of projects that will positively  impact  on the lives of the people.

He said though the Dr Peter Odili road was not awarded by his administration,  he resolved to complete it because  it will resolve the traffic  congestion  in the area.

He noted that because  of  the importance of road networks  in the state, only contractors with capacity  will be engaged by the state government.

“We did not award this road contract, but  we had to mobilise the contractor and paid till its completion because  it is relevant  to  the  economy  of  the  state , “he said.

He assured  that politics will play no role in his consideration  of projects for the good of the people.

Earlier, the state Commissioner for Works, Architect Harrison Iheanyichukwu said the dual carriageway has a width of 7.5m on each Lane.

The Commissioning ceremony  was attended by NBA National officials, senior lawyers and members of the Rivers State Executive Council.

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