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Nyesom Wike promises good governance

By Gregory Austin Nwakunor, (Lagos), Nkechi Onyedika-Ugoeze (Abuja) and John Akubo (Lokoja)   |   01 January 2017   |   4:12 am

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

• As Bello Says He Is Building A Prosperous Kogi
• Omisore Advises Government On Infrastructure

Rivers State governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has assured the people of Rivers State that they will continue to enjoy good governance, pro-people leadership and an enhanced welfare in 2017.

In a New Year message, the governor felicitated with the people of Rivers State and other Nigerians in the New Year, urging them to continue to pray for the state and Nigeria. 

He noted that Rivers State would continue to grow in all sectors in 2017, as his administration is focused on building on the successes of 2016. The governor said that civil servants’ and pensioners’ welfare would continue to receive priority attention, as his administration will always pay salaries and pensions. 


While wishing the people of Rivers State a prosperous 2017, Wike thanked them for their unflinching support, love and prayers.Similarly, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has promised to continue to keep tabs on the pulse of the common people of the state in the New Year to be abreast with their yearnings and aspiration for a prosperous state.

In his New Year message, Bello said his passion for the unity of all tribes and their faiths remains constant, as he promised to make the New Year memorable.

He encouraged the people to live up to their civic obligations by paying taxes and being faithful to their remittances to government in the New Year.
On his part, former Deputy Governor of Osun State and a Senator between 2003 and 2009, representing Osun East senatorial district, Dr. Iyiola Omisore, has commended Nigerians for their steadfastness and perseverance in the face of the current economic adversity.

In his New Year message, he advised both the Federal and State Governments to make the welfare of the citizens paramount in their planning. He emphasised the need for infrastructural development at both state and federal levels, expressing positive feelings on the 30 per cent of the 2017 federal budget dedicated to capital projects.


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