JUST IN: The Rivers State House of Assembly approves request by Governor Nyesom Wike to borrow N18bn from Access Bank.

The loan is to be serviced through state's Internally Generated Revenue before 2023.
Governor Wike in a letter to the house explained that the loan will accelerate development in the State, take care of the construction of the fourth flyover at GRA junction, dualization of the mummy B to Stadium road, dualization of Tombia to Ikwerre road and payment of ancillary facilities and properties to be destroyed in course of the projects.