50 Lawmakers Storm Rivers In Solidarity With Fubara   

50 Lawmakers Storm Rivers In Solidarity With Fubara   

Over 50 members of the House of Representatives from different political parties, on Sunday, stormed Rivers State capital, Port Harcourt, in a show of solidarity with the Governor Siminalayi Fubara and in celebration of his one year in office.

Fubara had last month, began a 20-day programme of events and activities to celebrate his first year in office, with the inauguration of the 10.9-kilometre Aleto-Ogale-Ebubu-Eteo section of the old Port Harcourt–Bori road.

On Sunday, being June 2, he was expected to wrap up the celebrations with a thanksgiving service at Saint Paul’s Anglican Cathedral Garrison, Port Harcourt.

Some of the leading lawmakers in attendance were Hon. Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere (PDP, Imo State and G60 spokesperson), Hon. Sagir Koki (NNPP, Kano State, G60 co-chairman), Hon. Afam Ogene (LP, Anambra), Hon. Obi Aguocha (LP Abia, G60 Co-chairman), Hon. Philip Agbese (APC, Benue State, Reps Deputy spokesman), Hon. Clement Jimbo (APC, Akwaibom), Hon. Maureen Gwacham (APGA, Anambra), Hon. Midala Usman (PDP, Borno State, G60 secretary), Hon. Aliyu Mustapha (PDP, Kaduna).

Others were Hon. Mohammed Audu (PDP, Taraba State), Hon. Peter Aniekwe (LP, Anambra State), Hon. Obed Shehu (PDP Gombe), Hon. Kama Nkemkama (LP, Ebonyi), Hon. Esosa Iyawe (LP, Edo State), Hon. Sunday Umeha (LP, Enugu),

Hon. Mark Esset (PDP, Akwaibom), Hon. Tochi Okere (LP, Imo), Hon. Matthew Nwogu (LP, Imo) , Hon. Nnamdi Ezechi PDP Delta, Dom Okafor APGA Aguata Anambra State, and numerous others.

Addressing journalists at the thanksgiving service, the spokesperson of G60 lawmakers, Hon. Ugochinyere said they came to show solidarity for the governor, and celebrate with him on his one year of transformational leadership.

He stated that with federal lawmakers across party lines attending the event was evidence of Fubara’s transformational infrastructure revolution, which has gotten serious national attention.

Ugochinyere said the lawmakers were in awe of the giant strides of the administration of Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State in the last one year, assuring that they will stand with the governor till the end of his tenure.

He commended the governor for being focused on delivering the dividends of democracy to Rivers people despite what he called ‘distractions’.

Ugochinyere said, “Governor Fubara has recorded great achievements in the areas of good governance, restoration and maintenance of peace and unity, and provision of massive infrastructural projects for economic prosperity in Rivers State one year after his assumption of office.

“Evidence of that was seen in the 20-day programme of events and activities to celebrate his first year in office, with the inauguration of the 10.9-kilometre Aleto-Ogale-Ebubu-Eteo section of the old Port Harcourt–Bori road, Elele-Umudioga-Egbeda-Ubimini-Ikiri-Omoku 31 km road; commissioning of the Emohua-Terma road, commissioning of Egbeda Internal roads project in Emohua Local Government Area, commissioning of phase 1 of Port Harcourt Electrical Village and flag off of phase 2 and so many others.

“These are very massive projects which so many administrations had deliberately skipped from reaching the masses. But from the way the Governor is going, you will understand, there are other good things to come. We commend him and he will always have our support.”

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