Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Monday, promised that he will construct three major flyover bridges within 16 months.
Wike said during the commissioning Bonny Street, AdakaBoro/Elliot Henry Streets as part of the first 100days of his second term said that he will soon flag off the construction of the bridges.
The proposed flyover bridges are to be located at Garrison, Artillery and Rumuokoro in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas.
He said that engineers have assessed the approaches and ending of the proposed flyover bridges last weekend.
“We will soon flag off the construction of three flyover bridges in Port Harcourt and Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas.
“These three flyover bridges would be constructed simultaneously and we shall deliver them in 16months. We will remain committed to the delivery projects for our people “he said.
Governor Wike said that he considers the opportunity given to him to lead Rivers State as a rare privilege, which he will never take for granted.
“The opportunity that Rivers people gave to me to lead them is a privilege, which I will never take for granted. I will do everything to protect the interest of Rivers State. I will never sell Rivers State to anyone.
“We must keep Port Harcourt clean. People should not block the streets. I am happy that we are keeping Port Harcourt clean “, he said.