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Gov Fubara Finally Reveals What He Received From Wike

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Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State disclosed that his administration inherited a substantial debt load upon assuming office from Nyesom Wike, the current Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), on May 29, 2023.

Speaking at the inauguration of the reconstructed 10.89KM Aleto-Ogale-Ebubu-Eteo Road in Eleme Local Government Area, Fubara expressed that many contractors, who worked on projects during Wike’s tenure, are now seeking funds for completion from his administration.

“This is to let the world know that if there is one problem this administration has, it is the huge debt burden. Most of the projects that are being commissioned, the contractors are coming for their balance-payment and it is running into billions,” Governor Fubara stated.

Fubara, while celebrating his one-year milestone in office, highlighted the significance of the completed road project, which was awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) at the cost of N6.7 billion. He emphasized the administration’s commitment to delivering development despite challenges.

“What we are doing today, is it not help to the Federal Government? Is it not a show that this Government has the interest of the people at heart and it is supporting and doing everything to make the Federal Government succeed?” Governor Fubara questioned, emphasizing the road’s importance as a bypass to alleviate the strain on the East-West Road.

Regarding the choice of Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, to inaugurate the project, Fubara praised Otti’s commitment to impactful governance and clarified his administration’s stance on cooperation with the Federal Government.

“We are talking about the Federal Government that is giving us support, and we appreciate their support. But there is a rat in the house that is eating the bags of garri. So, you can imagine such a situation,” Governor Fubara remarked, alluding to challenges faced.

Inaugurating the project, Abia State Governor, Dr. Alex Otti, commended Governor Fubara for prioritizing development in Eleme community.…Continue The Full Reading.>’.

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