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General News of Monday, 8 August 2022


I have no regrets - Wike says as Sanwo-olu commissions project; PDP governors missing

Sanwo-Olu commissions the Orochiri-Worukwo Bridge constructed by the Wike-led admins Sanwo-Olu commissions the Orochiri-Worukwo Bridge constructed by the Wike-led admins

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has stated that he has no regret inviting Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to commission some projects in the state.

His comment comes after controversy trailed the commissioning of the Orochiri-Worokwu Flyover in Port Harcourt City by the Lagos state governor.

"I have no regrets inviting Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to commission projects in Rivers State. If anybody wants to have hypertension, the person should have hypertension," Wike is quoted by Biyora Online on Facebook.

Recall, Jubril A. Gawat, the senior special assistant (SSA) to the governor of Lagos state on new media disclosed in a tweet on his official page on Monday, August 8 that Sanwo-Olu arrived in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to commission a project.

“O ni reason" to me "There is a reason," he tweeted.

He tweeted again: "UPDATE: Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu Port Harcourt, Rivers State as Special Guest of Honour for the commissioning of Orochiri-Worukwo Flyover in Port Harcourt City, constructed by @GovWike #ForAGreaterRivers #ForAGreaterLagos #ForAGreaterNigeria

Sanwo-Olu in a Facebook post on Monday afternoon wrote: "I commissioned the Orochiri-Worukwo flyover in Port Harcourt today as the guest of HE Governor Nyesome Wike.

"This bridge is part of the infrastructural investment in urban renewal of the Garden City and I must commend Governor Wike for investments in the physical upgrade of the state capital and other critical infrastructural developments across the state.

"Orochiri-Worukwo Bridge constructed by the Wike-led administration will ease the movement of commuters within Port Harcourt and environs and improve the productivity of the people."


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