Governor Nyesom Wike and his wife, Justice Eberechi Suzzette were, yesterday, conferred with chieftaincy titles at the the inauguration of the Ultramodern Tor Tiv Palace, Benue state.
He was conferred with title of the Eagle of Tiv Nation, while his wife, recieved the title of the Nest of the Eagle of Tiv Nation.
Speaking at the inauguration of the 2.5 kilometers Isaac Shaahu Road in Gboko Town, Governor Wike said the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) have continued to demonstrate the importance of governance and the need to improve the lives of people.
He commended the performance of Governor Ortom, on the commissioning and naming of the three road projects after prominent sons of Benue State to immortalise them.
In his speech, he said:”About two months ago, you invited me to come and commission road projects. Like I have said before, we are very happy with what you’ve been able to do for the people of Benue State.
“I am very sure that you’re fulfilling the social contract you have with the people. I have told all political parties to fulfill their social contract.
“PDP as a party, we are fulfilling the social contract we have with the people of Nigeria. Other parties should do the same, by providing dividends of democracy.”
Commissioning the 1.6 kilometers Aper Aku Road in Gboko Town, Chairman of PDP Governors’ Forum and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, stressed on the need for leaders to continue to build bridges of friendship, and promote coexistence among the citizens.
He also commended the good work the Governor had done in the state and urged those in attendance to build bridges of democracy.
The third road project, the 1 kilometer Prof. Martin Dent Road, was inaugurated by the Governor of Nassarawa State, Engr. Abdullah Sule, and it was performed by his commissioner of works.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, who led the delegation to the three road projects, also inaugurated the ultramodern Tor Tiv Palace.
He said, the projects were part of effort of his administration, to enhance the standard of living of the people.