THE REFUND OF N78.9 BILLION, to Rivers state government, spent for executing federal government roads projects in the state, excited Governor Nyesom Wike, to speak glowingly of President Buhari.
On Tuesday, Wike extended invitation to the president to visit Rivers and witness his administration’s accomplishment. His letter of appreciation to the president, eulogized him, as a lover of Rivers people, as well as, every state in Nigeria.
Wike’s words: “Mr. President has by this remarkable and heartwarming gesture shown not only your love for the government and people of Rivers State, but also demonstrated expressively that you are, indeed, a President for every State of the Federation and all Nigerians
“I assure you that the Rivers State Government is willing and ever ready to cooperate and partner the Federal Government to advance the developmental aspirations of Rivers State in particular, and our nation in general.
“I wish to, therefore, appeal to Mr. President to kindly oblige us with a state visit when invited, to see what we have accomplished for the state and our people with the money”, Wike stated.