By Chioma Nnodim
Minister, Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Barr Nyesom Wike has appealed to the Newly appointed Executive Director, Finance and Admnistration of the Niger Delta Development Commission NDDC Alabo Boma Iyaye to change the Narratives at the commission by embarking on major infrastructure projects that will have direct impact on the lives of the Niger Delta people.
The Minister made this passionate appeal when he received members from the Okrika Nationality who paid him a “Thank You” visit on Sunday, at his residence in Portharcourt, Rivers State.
The Minister commended the Okrika people who deemed it necessary to visit and appreciate him for facilitating the appointment of one of their own into the Board of NDDC, saying that it is good to appreciate someone who has impacted in your life.
He advised the Executive Director, Finance and Admnistration of the Niger Delta Development Commission to as matter of priority embarked on critical projects, like the Borokiri/Okrika bridge that will connect the Niger Delta areas with the Upland in Portharcourt, not building only classrooms as obtainable in the past at the NDDC.
Wike further disclosed that, he supported the appointment of Boma Iyaye as the EDFA because of his unwavery commitment and loyalty over the years, charging him to sustain the momentum,as people have lost hope on NDDC, which he must rekindled,in line with President Tinubu’s renewed hope agenda.
He also encouraged the Traditional Rulers from the Okrika Nation and other residents to support the President for the overall benefits of all and sundry.
In his remarks, the Executive Director, Finance and Admnistration, Niger Delta Development Commission Boma Iyaye disclosed that the funds for the landmark Borokiri/Okrika bridge project have been provided, while the process for the commencement of the infrastructure has kick-started.
He appreciated the FCT Minister for giving them the opportunity to visit him, pointing out that the Minister has been good to him over the years which he promised to reflects in his planned Author Biography.
He ended his remarks thus;”We will Follow You to Anywhere You Want Us to Follow Because of Your Impactful Contributions.”