Wike Shuns Atiku, Invites Buhari, Ado Bayero, Obi for Project Commissioning
By Ozumi Abdul
As the crisis in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) festers, Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike, has shunned the presidential candidate of the party, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and instead invited All Progressives Congress (APC) and Labour Party (LP) chieftains as well as a major traditional ruler to commission some signature projects of his administration.
According to a Rivers state document titled “Fourth Quarter 2022 Project Commissioning (Programme Schedule) seen by POLITICS DIGEST, the government
invited President Muhammadu Buhari, Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, the Emir of Kano, HRM Aminu Ado Bayero, and former Governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole for the events.
The dignitaries are expected from today November 14, to December 2 for the commissioning of the projects.
HRM Ado Bayero, is expected today, November 14 to commission the ultra-modern Dr. Peter Odili Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Port Harcourt.
According to the programme of activities, on Tuesday 15th of November, the chairman of Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, Professor Abba Hassan, will commission the Basic Clinical Building at the College of Medical Sciences in the Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt.
On Wednesday, 15th of November Oshiomhole, a former chairman of APC and staunch supporter of Atiku’s main rival, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is expected to commission the Rumuepirikom-Ada George Flyover in Obi-Akpor.
Also, on Thursday 17th of November, Obi, a former governor of Anambra State, will Commission the Nkpolu-Oroworukwo (Ikoku Flyover) in Port Harcourt.
On Friday 18th of November, President Buhari is expected to commission the new campus of the Nigeria Law School, otherwise known as the Dr. Nabo Graham Douglas Campus of Nigeria Law School, Port Harcourt.
The Governor, who was recently given a Distinguished Award in Infrastructure by President Buhari, is scheduled to inaugurate over 16 finished projects from November 14 to December 2nd, including world-class, multi-billion naira health and educational initiatives.
The newly finished Justice Mary Odili Judicial Institute and Federal Judicial Commission Liaison Office are slated to be inaugurated by the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Kayode Ariwoola while the Police Intelligence Centre, Port Harcourt will be commissioned by the Inspector-General of Police, Alkali Baba.
At the time of filing this report, the stage was set for the commissioning of the ultra-modern Dr. Peter Odili Cancer and Cardiovascular Diseases Diagnostic and Treatment Center in Port Harcourt.