The Governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike has expressed sadly that the state was excluded from the bailout funds release by President Muhammadu Buhari.
This disclosure was made known in Port Harcout on Sunday, September 6, during a town hall meeting with people of the state as part of activities marking his 100 days in office.
He said: “For record purposes, I wish to tell this Forum that Rivers State did not get bailout funds from the federal government. It is important to let you know the facts, before people start saying a different thing.”
“Although, we have committed more resources to road construction, it does not mean that our administration cares less about other priorities.”
Wike explained that his first 100 days in office was used to deliver capital projects, payment of backlog of salaries, security, housing, education, sports development and others, The Sun reports.