By Adebisi Adeyemi Lagos, Nigeria
Former Abia State Governor and Vice Chairman of Senate Committee on Agriculture, Senator Theodore Orji has described the transformation taking place across Rivers State as a wonderful outcome of voting a prepared leader.
Addressing journalists after joining Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on projects inspection on Thursday, Senator Orji noted that all projects being executed in the state are targeted at improving the living condition of the people.
He said: “This transformation is wonderful. You need to come to Rivers State to see things physically.
“It is not enough to hear the wonderful works of Governor Wike from outside. When you come to the state, you feel the work of the governor and know that transformation is going on “.
He expressed satisfaction with the quality of roads and bridges being constructed across the state, noting that they will help in strengthening the economy.
“I have seen real development. Construction of roads, bridges, parks and hospitals. Governor Wike is indeed a transformer “, he said.
The Former Abia State Governor particularly lauded Governor Wike for his the development of the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, saying that it will place the state on the tourism map of the continent.
“Look at the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park. This place was a slum, but the governor has transformed it into an international tourist centre. He is even planning to build a five star hotel in the park”, Senator Orji said.
Former Abia State Governor and Governor Wike inspected the Port Harcourt Pleasure Park, the Second Nkpogu Bridge, the Ogbunabali/ Nkpogu Land Reclamation Project, Restored Brick House, Government House Chapel and the Amphitheatre.
Governor Wike explained that his administration will continue to sustain the development of projects across the state.