Before assuming office, Governor Wike promised to create social, economic and business opportunities for rural dwellers to stem rural-urban migration as well as improve community-level infrastructure in the areas of road, portable water, education, healthcare, electricity and security.
In education sector in River things not seem right while the government of Rivers State blows its trumpet on massive development in all sectors of the State, these are the pupils of Community Primary School, Azuogu, Ndoki in Oyigbo Local Government Area, Rivers State.
What wrong did these innocent children do to warrant their sitting on the floor to learn?
How would Governor Nyesom Wike, feel if any of your kids was taught in this environment? This is totally unacceptable, Mr. Governor, in the 21st century.
Though, Six years in office, Gov Wike is fulfilling this promise and making exceptional impact in rural development. As fully disclosed in the fact sheet, the Governor has provided several communities across the state with paved Internal roads, water, electricity, landing jetties, land reclamation, shore protection, schools and healthcare centres.
This is in addition to the state’s modern road networks thereby stimulating commercial activities, economic growth and better living conditions at the grassroots. With what Gov Wike has done several rural communities have become accessible and rural life is becoming more attractive and youths now have opportunities to explore the economic potential of their communities to make a more serene and successful living rather than migrating to face the hectic challenges of urbanization.
Gradually and steadily, rural communities in the state are experiencing the dividends of democracy and good governance after the tragedy of the immediate past administration, just as living conditions and standards in rural communities are improving by the day with the accelerated delivery of socio-economic projects by Gov Wike.
In summary, it has been six glorious years of good governance, rapid economic growth and unprecedented progress in all indices of development in Rivers State. The facts and evidence as compiled in the Rivers State: Six Years of Audacious Transformation attest to the spectacular and unassailable performance of Gov Wike in the delivery of democratic goods and services to the people of Rivers State.
Indeed, it is God’s providence to have blessed Rivers State with Gov Wike at this period of it’s history to drive the realization of the vision of the founding fathers, which is now clearly in sight and within our reach.
Its been projects, projects and more projects for six unbroken years and with his record of performance, even the doubting and unrepentant pessimists now have reasons to believe that Gov Wike is a phenomenon in development politics and nobody can equal his passion and dedication for the greatness and progress of Rivers State.
As he continues with his development strides for the remaining years of his tenure, only God knows the height Rivers State will attain.
Governor Nyesom Wike has urged the Nigerian government to allow state governors to control their mineral resources.
Rural development is another area that Gov Wike has prioritized and creating enviable legacies for his administration. Never has a Governor and a government been so passionate about rural development since the Okilo’s administration in Rivers State.
Wike advised the federal government to shun politics with issues of economic development.
The governor, however, declared that Rivers state is prepared to collaborate with Buhari’s government to develop the mineral sector of the country.