Rivers State Governor Nisom Wake has been nominated for “Outstanding Infrastructure Delivery Award” in the upcoming Nigeria Award for Excellence in Public Service by the Federal Government. Mr. Bos Mustafa, the Secretary of the Union Government, in a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary (General Services) in the SGF, Dr. Nnamdi Maurice Mbairi, said that on October 21, President Muhammadu Buhari will present the award to the Governor at the State Building Convention Center in Abuja.
Since taking office on May 29, 2015, Wike has won critical acclaim for his strides in Rivers infrastructure and their impact on the state’s development. Famous for his strides in road construction and rehabilitation, construction of 12 unprecedented flyovers in the state, healthcare infrastructure, Education, health, sports and agriculture, among others. Prompting many to address him as Mr. projects.
The governor, in many fora, vowed not to rest on the oars until his last day in office. “The only way we can show people gratitude for the trust they have given us is to continue to serve them with all our heart and ability,” he said. “I will continue commissioning projects until the last day. We can’t stop. We were elected to serve the people. We will continue to provide quality services to our people.
“Even our worst critics will agree that we have fulfilled our campaign promises excellently. Thank God, we will finish strong and our next ruler, Semenalai Pupara, will continue our legacy of providing quality services to our people.”