In fulfilment of Governor Wike’s promise to Rivers people, the Okoro-nu-odu Overhead Bridge was today flagged off by His Excellency Bala Muhammad of Bauchi State.

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The project for which 70% of the contract sum has been paid upfront by the Rivers State Government is being constructed by Julius Berger Nigeria PLC.
In his address at the Flag off Governor Wike urged the people to be united and give the contracting firm maximum support for the project to be finished on schedule.

Speaking at the Flag off His Excellency, Senator Bala Mohammed said Governor Nyesom Wike has raised the bar in governance with his approach to development. He commended Governor Wike for his developmental strides and for remaining commited to Rivers people.

The event had in attendance Former speaker of the House of Representatives, RT.Hon Yakubu Dogara, Senators, members of the House of Representatives, the Speaker and members of the Rivers State House of Assembly, the PDP Party Chairmen of Rivers and Bauchi States amongst other dignitaries.