Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt
Chairman of Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) and Zamfara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulaziz Yari, has commended Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for transforming the state despite the current economic recession in the country .
Yari spoke at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday after a closed door meeting with Wike. The NGF Chairman was accompanied by the Kebbi State Governor, Senator Abubakar Bagudu. In company of the governors was Senator Andy Uba.
Yari said: “Despite the fact that we are having a serious economic crisis in our hands, which we are trying to manage. He has managed to come up with some programmes for the betterment of Rivers people. This is commendable.”
Continuing, he said: “We came here for friendship and private discussion concerning the Nigeria Governors Forum. He is a member and we visit our members. When he has the opportunity, Governor Wike will visit Kebbi and Zamfara States. This is a brotherly visit.”
The governor lauded Wike for key projects within Government House, Port Harcourt, which has lifted the facility. “He took us round to see development projects and the way he is changing the face of the Government House”, Yari said. The high point of the visit of the governors was an inspection of ongoing projects at the Government House.