(By Chris K.Amadi) – The performance of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in the last six years has been described as phenomenal and a strong statement that whatever can be conceived can also be achieved by any leader who means well for his people.
These were the observations of Barr.Emeh Glory Emeh, former Special Adviser to the Governor on Political Matters and Strategy, while speaking with newsmen on the sidelines of the presentation of Account of Stewardship by Governor Nyesom Wike covering six years that he has been on the saddle as Chief Servant of Rivers State.
The Emohua born political strategist, who lauded the Governor on his superlative achievements even in his second term in office, further stated that Wike has religiously fulfilled his promises to Rivers people in infrastructural and human capacity development, as well as in other critical sectors of the state economy.
Chief Glory Emeh said: ”I feel excited that our party, the PDP, represented by our Indefatigable Governor has continued to make us proud, ranging from inclusive appointments, the building of flyovers, and very solid roads in different communities, to the completed Ogoni-Opobo road, ongoing Trans – Kalabari road, Dr.Peter Odili Cancer Centre and Port Harcourt Campus of Nigeria Law School, among numerous other development projects that liter the 23 local government areas of the state.
“In the area of human resource development, this administration has left a mark in the sands of time, especially in the award of scholarships to medical students.
“In the area of political party development, Governor Wike had been magnanimous as he continues to receive defectors who no longer find comfort in their former parties. He has demonstrated inclusiveness in leadership by giving them a sense of belonging.
Boasting that Rivers state under Governor Wike has become a model for others to follow in the execution of projects, Barr. Emeh added that all projects executed by the Wike administration were tailored to meet the needs of the people, upgrade the quality of the environment, and sustainable in all ramifications.
Responding to a question, Chief Glory Emeh, who goes by the traditional title of Badu-oha Omekwa-eli Anya Emohua Kembom, said that Governor Nyesom Wike, in the last six years has demonstrated that he is a leader with a strong passion for the development of Rivers State.
Barr. Emeh further said that the Governor was adequately prepared and sufficiently ready for governance, just as he added that Wike’s approach included instilling the spirit of times and a fresh commitment to the values of efficient performance by promoting dynamic mechanisms for close monitoring and control of government policies and programs in the state.
“Wikis recognition of our mentor and leader, Dr. Peter Odili is one of the attributes that stands the Governor out as the Pride of the State.
“It is interesting to note the mutual co-existence between the Governor and political leaders in the state, and thank the leaders for their support for the administration”, the political octopus concluded with finality.