Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has been nominated for the “Distinguished Award in Infrastructure Delivery” at the forthcoming Nigeria Excellence in Public Service Award by the Federal Government.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on October 21 present the award to the governor at the State House Conference Centre, Abuja, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, said in a letter.
Since he assumed office on May 29, 2015, Wike has been widely acclaimed for his infrastructure strides in Rivers and its attendant impact on the state’s development.
He is reputed for his strides in road construction and rehabilitation; the construction of an unprecedented 12 flyovers in the state, healthcare infrastructure; education, health, sports, and agriculture, among others, leading many to address him as ‘Mr. Projects.’