Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has insisted that the Port Harcourt-Maiduguri Slim gauge rail line just isn’t ok for Rivers State and the connecting states.
Governor Wike stated this whereas commissioning the Omuechi-Omokiri-Aluu Street in Ikwerre Native Authorities space of the state.
He stated the plan by the Federal authorities to finish the venture in thirty-six months is unrealistic.
In keeping with Wike, “I heard some individuals got here to Rivers State to flag-off slim gauge when persons are speaking about customary gauge. And they’re making noise about it.
“Think about Rivers State, the Treasure Base of the Nation. The state that they used the cash to provide their president and in direction of the tip of their administration they’re telling us to have a slim gauge.
“I used to be watching Kakaaki and noticed anyone saying he’s a minister and he stated he doesn’t drink. You need to end the slim gauge in 36 months. That’s after they’ve left workplace.”
Former Deputy Speaker of the Home of Representatives, Austin Opara who commissioned the venture stated Governor Wike has been resourceful with State funds.
Rivers deserves higher than slim gauge rail line – Wike insists