In a New Year Message, Governor Wike thanked Rivers people for their support and cooperation, assuring that his administration will sustain the delivery of projects in the New Year.
He particularly praised Rivers people for standing firm to defend their mandate during the 2019 General Elections. He said that act of courage ensured the sustenance of good governance in the state.
Governor Wike said now that the elections are over, all Rivers people irrespective of political affiliations must deliberately work towards unity and reconciliation for the rapid development of the state.
The Governor noted that his administration will continue to promote the unity and interest of Rivers State in 2020.
He said though the outgoing year had several challenges, Rivers people should march into 2020 with renewed hope for greater accomplishments.
The governor said the numerous challenges in 2019 did not stop his administration from recording outstanding achievements in the area of road construction, healthcare delivery, provision of educational facilities, empowerment of the people, administration of justice, economic development and security of lives and property.
He said that 2019 would be remembered as a year when several key projects in Rivers State were commissioned by eminent national leaders and top political leaders from across the country.
Governor Wike noted that 2020 will witness more projects execution and empowerment of the people in line with the objectives of the 2020 Budget.
He said massive investments in infrastructure, access to education and training, agriculture, quality healthcare and the creation of economic opportunities will remain some of his administration's key priorities in 2020.
The governor stated no part of the state will be left behind in the ongoing development process, noting that all stakeholders will be carried along as the administration builds a sustainable prosperity for all Rivers people.
While wishing Rivers people across the globe a prosperous New Year, Governor Wike urged everyone to contribute to the sustained development of Rivers State and Nigeria.