Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum and Ekiti State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has lauded his Rivers state counterpart, Nyesom Wike for his developmental strides.
Fayemi who spoke during the commissioning the Rumuwoji International Market built by the Wike-led administration in Port Harcourt on Wednesday,said Wike has continued to impress with his numerous projects.
“We are proud of him (Governor Wike). We are proud of the work he is doing in Rivers State. He is going to continue to commission projects till 27th September. That is almost 10 days from now.
“Even if it is one project per day, it will be almost 10 days. Now, I understand why they refer to him as Mr Project” Fayemi said.
“The promise that the governor made is what he is fulfilling today. That is what government is all about. Government is about affecting the lives of our people.
“Governance is about improving the quality and condition of our society. Governance is about ensuring that we fulfil promises that we make to the people” he added.
In his remarks, Wike said the market was in fulfilment of the pledge he made to rebuild the market.
“I made a promise to construct this market. We started this market from the foundation to its completion.
“When we make promises to the people, we are bound to fulfil the promises. Hold us accountable to our promises, because there is no need for excuses. We made a promise and we have fulfilled that promise”, he said.
He said that the State Government has completed payment for the project.
He disclosed that he would allocate shops to Rumuwoji community and Rumuwoji women, while others will get theirs through open balloting.