- Lagos State Governor, Jide Sanwo-Olu arrives in Port Harcourt, Rivers for the commissioning of the Orochiri-Worokwu Flyover, a project of Wike’s administration
- This development accompanied by pictures was made known via Twitter by Jubril A. Gawat, the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the governor of Lagos state on new media
- Meanwhile, it is however not clear why the Rivers governor is yet to invite PDP leaders to also grace the event
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has arrived in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, to commission a project.
Sanwo-Olu is expected to commission the Orochiri-Worokwu Flyover in Port Harcourt City.
Jubril A. Gawat, the senior special assistant (SSA) to the governor of Lagos state on new media, made this disclosure through a tweet accompanied by photos and a video on his Twitter page on Monday, August 8.
Meanwhile, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governor was invited to commission the project by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.
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Video of the event
He tweeted again:
"UPDATE: Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu Port Harcourt, Rivers State as Special Guest of Honour for the commissioning of Orochiri-Worukwo Flyover in Port Harcourt City, constructed by @GovWike
This is coming at a time some APC governors had visited Wike in Port Harcourt.
Sanwo-Olu commissions project
The governor of Lagos state in a Facebook post on Monday afternoon commissioned the flyover bridge in Port Harcourt and other projects built by Governor Wike's led administration.
The post which has generated reactions was accompanied by photos.
"I commissioned the Orochiri-Worukwo flyover in Port Harcourt today as the guest of HE Governor Nyesome Wike.
"This bridge is part of the infrastructural investment in urban renewal of the Garden City and I must commend Governor Wike for investments in the physical upgrade of the state capital and other critical infrastructural developments across the state.
"Orochiri-Worukwo Bridge constructed by the Wike-led administration will ease the movement of commuters within Port Harcourt and environs and improve the productivity of the people."
2023: Anxiety as popular APC governor holds meeting with Wike
Legit.ng reported earlier that Governor of Ebonyi State and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), David Umahi on Sunday, August 7, visited Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Umahi met with Governor Wike at his country home in Rumuepirikom, Port Harcourt, amid defection rumours.
The governors went into a closed-door meeting, however, the details of the meeting were not disclosed as the internal crisis rocking the opposition PDP deepens between Wike's camp and Atiku's camp.
Wike raises alarm over alleged recruitment of thugs for 2023 polls
Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike has raised allegations that some politicians are recruiting criminals for 2023 general elections in rivers state,
According to him, this is contained in an intelligence report received by his administration.
Wike in a state broadcast said the criminals being recruited included cultists and ex-convicts who will be used as political thugs.