Rivers Governor Clarifies Visit to Assembly Quarters, Emphasizes Infrastructure Development

Governor Sir Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has provided clarification regarding his recent visit to the residential quarters of the State House of Assembly, stating that it was aimed at assessing the condition of the structures for potential rehabilitation work to enhance their livability.

The Governor made the explanation following his brief stop at the Assembly Quarters while enroute to inspect the ongoing 15.24 kilometers dual carriageway road project spanning from Emohua to Abalama to Tema Junction.

According to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Nelson Chukwudi, Governor Fubara underscored the importance of maintaining and improving state government properties, including the assembly quarters, to ensure they meet required standards.

Highlighting the appointment of a new Speaker for the State House of Assembly, the Governor emphasized that his visit was intended to assess the state of the facility and identify necessary actions to create a conducive environment for lawmakers.

Addressing questions about the road project, Governor Fubara stated that he was evaluating the progress made and determining any additional measures needed to prepare the road for commissioning during his upcoming one-year anniversary in office.

Acknowledging the project’s significance in enhancing transportation and security, the Governor emphasized the importance of governance focused on improving the lives of the people and addressing societal challenges.

He emphasized the transformative impact of infrastructure development, citing the reduction in travel time and improvement in security along the rehabilitated road corridor as tangible benefits for the community.

Governor Fubara reiterated his commitment to governance centered on serving the interests of the people and facilitating their well-being, emphasizing that initiatives aimed at enhancing infrastructure and public services are essential for sustainable development and prosperity.

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