Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has urged the Bauchi State authorities to proceed its work in assuaging the challenges confronted by the folks of the state.
Governor Wike said this in Bauchi whereas flagging off the development of 11 township roads within the state capital.
He expressed satisfaction with the efficiency of his Bauchi State counterpart, Senator Bala Mohammed, regardless of the financial standing of the state.
In keeping with the Rivers State helmsman, “It’s not simple for a state with much less IGR (internally generated revenues) to embark on the execution of developmental tasks and that’s for my coming to Bauchi immediately.
“Due to my relationship with the Bauchi governor and his need to work for his folks, the Rivers State authorities will proceed to assist him to work for the happiness of your complete residents of Bauchi State.”
He described the township roads building as a great improvement, including that it’s going to enhance the residing situations of the folks of the benefiting areas.
Whereas congratulating Governor Mohammed on his administration’s achievements within the space of infrastructure improvement, Wike suggested that the administration sustains its monitor report to enhance the lot of the folks.
Governor Wike then referred to as on the folks of the state to offer Governor Mohammed the required assist wanted to embark on extra optimistic programmes and tasks.
“On behalf of the federal government and folks of Rivers State, it’s my honour and privilege to be in Bauchi and carry out the flag-off ceremony of township roads in Bauchi metropolis.
“These street mission is a welcome improvement and can contribute to bettering the residing situations of the affected beneficiaries,” Wike stated.
In his speech on the occasion, Governor Mohammed stated the development of the 11 township roads gives a possibility for his administration to show its readiness to advertise infrastructural improvement within the state.
In keeping with him, the roads to be constructed with sufficient drainage techniques have been chosen based mostly on the wants of the folks after due consultations with related stakeholders on the grassroots.
When accomplished, the governor stated, the roads is not going to solely make the affected communities accessible but additionally assist in draining stormwater which has been an issue within the communities.
Governor Mohammed said that his administration on assumption of workplace over a 12 months in the past was left with no possibility than to reverse the ugly development.
This, he stated, is because of the neglect and abandonment suffered by city centres and historic cities within the state earlier than he got here on board because the state governor.
“My authorities is being aware of the yearnings and aspirations of its folks thus resolute in fulfilling all marketing campaign guarantees.
“I’m glad that Your Excellency (Governor Wike) has accepted my invitation to flag-off these roads tasks. As you’ll be able to see for your self, Bauchi could be very pleased to obtain you,” Governor Mohammed stated.