- Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been described as a revolutionary in infrastructure in Rivers
- Senate chief Orji Kalu made the statement in Lagos during the Sun Newspapers awards ceremony
- Kalu noted that his political affiliation would not prevent him from speaking the truth about the country’s governance
Port Harcourt, Rivers – Orji Kalu, the head of the Senate, has praised Governor Nyesom Wike for the infrastructural revolution in Rivers state .
The Nation reports that Wike’s special media assistant, Kelvin Ebiri, said in a statement that Kalu handed in the award at the 2021 Sun Newspapers Award ceremony at the Eko Hotel. Lagos at the weekend.
“I have taken official and unguided tours through projects as far as the city of Opobo. It’s pretty amazing that Governor Wike is doing so much.
“I’m a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the truth must be told, Governor Wike is fine.”
< p class = "align-left"> The Senator is also said to have praised Wike for his courage to tell the truth to power in the country.
Kalu, who is also the editor of The Sun Newspapers, described Wike as “his good friend who didn’t let political differences separate them.”
He added that Wike’s election as Sun Man of the Year was well deserved.
The Minister for Sport and Youth Development, Sunday Dare, also praised Wike for his statecraft and his apolitical attitude.
Dare remembered Wike invited him, an APC member, to commission the Real Madrid Football Academy in Port Harcourt.
The Minister s Agte that such an attitude would be very good for the political development of the nation.
Governor Wike explains why the INEC should take over the electronic transmission of results
It was reported that during his speech during an interview in Port Harcourt on Tuesday October 12th, Wike commended the National Assembly for empowering INEC to determine how the results will be communicated.
He said the process would build a trust in the country’s electoral system, which would also reduce electoral disputes.