A WORLD CLASS CANCER AND CARDIOVASCULAR CENTRE TO BE BUILT BY RIVERS STATE GOVERNMENT.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 3, 2021
The Rivers State Government is to build a cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Centre in the State.
Governor Wike announced this at the inauguration of the Rumuogba One and Two Flyover Bridges by former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso saying contract for the construction work to be executed by Julius Berger Nigeria Plc will be signed later this month.
He stated that the cancer and Cardiovascular Disease Centre which would be the best in the country would be completed within fourteen months.
The Governor stated that the Peoples Democratic Party had silenced the opposition in the state and can stand shoulder high in terms of delivery of democratic dividends to River people.
He recalled doubts by critics during the flag-off of the flyover project and expressed gratitude to God that the project had been inaugurated and another contract for the construction of the seventh and eighth flyover bridges had been signed with Julius Berger Nigeria Plc.
Inaugurating the project, former Governor of Kano State, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso lauded Governor Wike for providing the necessary infrastructure for Rivers people since assumption of office.
Rabiu Kwankwaso who described Governor Wike as a man well respected by his contemporaries, also commended him for working round the clock to ensure that Rivers state becomes a safe haven for all living and doing business in the state and urged him to sustain the tempo by imparting democratic dividends to the people of the state.
Earlier in his remarks, the State Commissioner for Works, Elloka Tasie-Amadi said the eight hundred and forty-two-point-five-eight meters flyover with street lights would reduce travel time and promote socio-economic development in the state.