By Ijeoma Tubosia
LEGISREPORTS NG – The Rivers State House of Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on the state governor, Nyesom Wike.
19 lawmakers present at the sitting, voted in favour of the resolution after the House deliberated on the findings it made when lawmakers visited some project sites as part of its over sight function on Thursday.
Submitting the report of the finding after the House was converted to a Committee of the Whole, Speaker, Ikuinyi-Owaji Ibani, stated that the House was on a fact-finding visit to project sites to ascertain whether monies approved by the House were put into proposed use.
He also stated that the House intended to ascertain whether the quality of work done was satisfactory to the people.
He informed that the decision of the House was not tied to the governor’s one day in office, adding that the House was satisfied with how borrowed funds were being utilized.
He said: “What we are doing today is to keep the records straights and our people are also watching what we are doing.”
In his contribution, Leader, Hon Martin Amaewhule described Wike as a visionary leader, who was poised to meet the yearnings of the people.
He said, contrary to insinuations by those opposed to the governor, Wike has gone ahead to award new road projects, including that of Oro-Igwe and Eleme-Akpajo roads, among others.
Hon. Amaewhule, further argued that the governor has achieved what was set out by his administration to achieve within the first 100 days.
He, therefore called on the House to pass a vote of confidence on the governor.
Also, Hon Michael Okechukwu Chinda, argued that the governor’s decision to complete on going projects embarked by the previous administration was a departure of what obtains in previous administrations.
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