Construction of Garrison Flyover is the mother of all projects – Mayor Victor Ihunwo hails Gov Wike.
Dez Mayorz report.
The Mayor of Port Harcourt City Hon Victor Ihunwo Nyeche JP (Excess Power) hails Gov Nyesom Wike for the excess love he has for the people of Rivers, tagged his Garrison Flyover project, the mother of all projects. This he said during his welcome address at the flagging up of the Garrison Flyover bridge in Port Harcourt. Below is his full address :
Your Excellency Gov Nyesom Wike. I welcome you to Port Harcourt local government area.
Your excellency, you have come to do that you know how to do best, which is flagging up and commissioning of projects”
“The construction of of Garrison flyover is the mother of all projects.
“Your excellency, what you have done, no man from this state has done it. When I say what you have done, I mean you that you have already commissioned so many projects in Port Harcourt City in your first hundred days in office (second tenure). And you still have the zeal to flag off this mega construction, which means you have so much love for the people of Rivers state. ”
“This flyover will not only be used by Rivers people, it will be used by Nigerians. Invariably it touches the life of everybody in Nigeria ”
“Your excellency, on behalf of the chiefs, elders, women youth and entire people of Port Harcourt. I say Mela! Ka jua Mela! Mela! ” – Mayor Victor Ihunwo Nyeche JP.
The flag off of the Overhead Bridge at Garrison junction was performed by former Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Celestine Omehia.
The bridge is one of three bridges being built simultaneously by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC for the Rivers State Government.
To ensure speedy completion of the bridges within its scheduled 16 months, the Rivers State Government paid Julius Berger 70% of the contract sum.
Governor Nyesom Wike urged the community to ensure they work in synergy with Julius Berger while cautioning Julius Berger to ensure they engage Rivers indigenes for all subcontracts.
Former Governor Celestine Omehia while speaking showed dissatisfaction on the way federal government abandon Rivers State people and the neglect of Rivers State.
Celestine Umehia commended Governor Wike for deciding to undertake the building of the bridges.
Dez Mayorz report.