Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has stated that Rivers
State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is setting  the pace in
infrastructural development  for others to follow.
Speaking before commissioning the Mgbuoshimini Model Primary School
and Mgbuoshimini Primary Healthcare Centre in Obio/Akpor Local
Government Area on Thursday,  Governor Okowa said that Governor Wike
is one of the special heroes of the current democratic dispensation.
He said: “He is re-defining the health sector, he is re-defining the
education sector, re-defining the road infrastructural sector and
other key areas of governance.
“He is one of our special heroes in Nigeria today. In re-defining
these sectors, Governor Wike is setting the pace for us to follow”.
The Delta State Governor added Rivers State came out tops on
infrastructure in a national survey conducted.
Senator Okowa said that Governor Wike not only executes projects, but
ensures that the people are blessed with  quality  projects.
“Governor Wike is not only Mr Projects, he is Mr Quality Projects.
When you see good things and you don’t admire them, you are either
blind or a wicked man. I am excited to be here to witness  these life
changing projects “, Okowa  said  .
He said Governor Wike is committed to the service of Rivers people,
pointing out that the Mgbuoshimini Primary Healthcare Centre is
outstanding and may stand as a hospital in some states. He said that
the Model Primary School is also a quality project that will develop
the community.
Also speaking, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike thanked the
people of Mgbuoshimini community for allowing the state government
take over the disputed land which had claimed several lives.
He said: “I thank the host communities for allowing the state
government take over the disputed land.  When we came on board, this
land had claimed lives and became a  centre of criminality. We took
over the land and constructed the school and health centre, which were
lacking in the area”.
The Rivers State Governor informed that the ongoing road project in
front of the health centre  and model primary school  will be
completed before the end of the year.
He commended Agip Nigeria Limited for furnishing the hospital, urging
them them to do more for the community in terms of corporate
Governor Wike stated that the market very close to the school and
health centre will be re-located to create the right environment for
the institutions  to serve the people.
The Rivers State Governor said that his Delta State counterpart is one
of the governors he has respect for,  because of the developmental
projects in his state. He noted that he engages in peer review with
the Delta State Governor for greater performance.
Rivers State Health Commissioner, Professor Princewill Chike said that
the Mgbuoshimini Primary Healthcare Centre is a modern facility with
the necessary equipment to enhance access to quality  healthcare.
Dr Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja, Rivers State Commissioner for Education said
that the model primary school has laboratory, library, information and
communication technology centre and play arena.
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Caretaker Committee Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Area,
Prince Noble Amadi said the projects aside providing service, have
grown peace in Mgbuoshimini community.
There was a goodwill message from Agip Nigeria Limited delivered by
the District General Manager, Mr Tiani Alexandro. He assured that Agip
will continue to work with the Rivers State Government  on community
Hundreds of Mgbuoshimini people defied the heavy downpour to witness
the commissioning of the two projects.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media.
14th June, 2018.