By Victor Graham
Former Governor of Cross River State, Mr. Donald Duke, former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and others will storm Rivers State next week to commission various projects including newly built flyovers.
The State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim, disclosed this in a statement, saying Duke will commission the Okoro-Nu-Odo (Rumokoro) flyover on Monday March 1, 2021.
The statement also disclosed that Rumuogba 1 and 2 Flyover will be commissioned on Tuesday, March 2 by the former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso.
While on Wednesday, March 3 will be the turn of GRA Phase 2 Roads ( Tombia Crescent, Opobo Crescent and Isaiah Odolu Street) which will be commissioned by the former Governor of Katsina State, Ibrahim Shehu Shema.
The statement further disclosed that former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, will be Special Guest of Honour on Thursday, March 4 to commission the new Government House Clinic/Press.
It added that also on March 4, the contract for the two new flyovers at Ikwerre Road/Olu-Obasanjo (Ikokwu) and Aba Road/Rumukalagbor( Waterlines) Junctions will be signed with Julius Berger.
According to the statement, on Friday, March 5, the Ikwerre Road/Olu Obasanjo (Ikokwu) Flyover will be flagged off by Chief Dan Orbih, the South-South Zonal Vice Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
The statement added that: “Activities for the week will be rounded off on Saturday, March 6 with the flag-off of the Aba Road/Rumukalagbor (Waterlines) Flyover.
“His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Governor of Rivers State will be the Chief Host at all the events and all COVID-19 protocols will be observed at all venues”.