Riverine Development: Governor Wike flags off construction of Bolo Internal Roads

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has flagged off the construction of Bolo Internal Roads in Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area.

Performing  the flag off  on Thursday , Governor Wike said that the construction of Bolo Internal Roads will improve the living condition of the people. 
He said: "I am here to flag off the Bolo Internal Roads to make life more meaningful for Bolo people."

The governor said that funds have been set aside for the project, pointing out that the contract was awarded to local contractors as a form of empowerment. 

"If you don't do the work, you will face consequences.  I believe that  the contractors will execute the contract ", he said.

The governor charged leaders to invest in the development of their respective states, instead relying on Abuja to manipulate the electoral process for them.

He noted that he will remain in Rivers State to discharge his responsibilities to the people because he is exercising their mandate.

Special Adviser to the Rivers State Governor on Special Projects, Alabo George Kerley said the roads will be made of reinforced concrete because of the nature of the terrain of the area.

Speaking on behalf of the political class of Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area, Senator George Sekibo assured the Rivers State Governor of their commitment to work for his re-election. 

Chairman of Ogu/Bolo Local Government Area, Navy Capt Erasmus Victor (rtd)  said that the commencement of the construction of Bolo Internal Roads is a worthy gift to the people of the area.

"The Ogu/Bolo people will remain eternally grateful to the Rivers State Governor for this project.  The projects of Governor Wike are visible across the state and we are happy that we are beneficiaries of his projects delivery ", he said.

The Ogu/Bolo council of Chiefs presented traditional gifts to Governor Wike, while guests were entertained to traditional dances.