Wike in Attendance As Tinubu Holds Crucial Meeting With Fubara, Rivers Stakeholders

Sep 14, 2023 | Entertainment, News

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  • President Bola Tinubu held an important meeting with Rivers stakeholders at the presidential villa, Abuja
  • The crucial meeting had in attendance former Governor Nyesom Wike and Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara
  • Chief Tony Okocha, the Leader of Rivers Mainstream APC in Rivers was also present as Governor Fubara made a case for the rehabilitation of the East-West Road in the oil-rich state

State House, Abuja – President Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Thursday, September 14, met with Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara and other stakeholders from the oil-rich state.

Bola Tinubu
Tinubu held a closed-door meeting with Wike, Governor Fubara and Rivers stakeholders at the presidential villa on Thursday, September 14.
Photo credit: Endwell Otonnah
Source: Facebook

The meeting which was held at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, was also attended by the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Nyesom Wike, who is also the immediate past governor of Rivers state.

Leading stakeholders to see the president, Governor Fubara made a case for the rehabilitation of the East-West Road, Channels TV reported.

Speaking to journalists at the end of the meeting which was held behind closed doors, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and former President of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Onueze Okocha said the East-West Road is strategic to the Port Harcourt Refinery which is the current administration has promised to reactivate.

He said the Rivers State stakeholders are also in the Villa to commend President Tinubu for appointing sons and daughters of the state into his cabinet and other positions.

Okocha added that the action of President Tinubu shows that he represents the interest of all Nigerians irrespective of their political or other affiliations.

President Tinubu appoints Yakubu as pioneer CEO of NSIPA

Legit.ng reported earlier that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed Mrs. Delu Bulus Yakubu as the pioneer National Coordinator/Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Social Investment Programmes Agency (NSIPA).

The approval of Yakubu is pending confirmation by the Nigerian Senate.

NTA News reported this via its Twitter handle @NTANewsNow, on Thursday, September 14.

“You’re not Abuja governor”: FCT senator tackles Wike over 8 appointments

Ireti Kingibe, the senator representing the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has warned the coordinating minister of the FCT, Nyesom Wike, against acting beyond his without responding to the national assembly.

According to This Day, Kingibe maintained that the National Assembly would carry out the legislative duties to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) as the House Assembly does to the state government.

The senator made the comment while faulting the swearing of eight mandate secretaries of the FCTA that the minister did a few days ago.

Source: Legit.ng



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