President Bola Ahmed Tinubu recently announced that Nyesom Wike, the former governor of Rivers State, holds a significant role not only as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) but also as a trusted adviser to him.
The announcement came during a warm reception for a formidable 62-member delegation from Rivers State at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Tinubu acknowledged the concerns of Rivers State stakeholders regarding infrastructure development, particularly focusing on the deteriorated Elementary junction-Onne axis of the East-West Road linking the Port Harcourt Refinery.
He also assured the delegation that their grievances had been heard.
What Tinubu said about Wike
The President said, “The Honourable Minister, Wike, is not just the Minister of FCT, he is also my adviser and an admirer of mine. He has hit the ground running and he should be encouraged by the State.”
Also, Tinubu took the opportunity to counsel the younger generation to exercise patience with the government’s processes.
Tinubu: Nigeria’s Captain and Chief Salesman
Emphasizing his role as the nation’s “Captain and Chief Salesman,” he pledged to work diligently to meet the high expectations of the people.
Tinubu added, “I am the Captain and Chief Salesman of the country. We have to reverse the trend and achieve possibilities within a short period of time. Our people have high expectations for us. I pledge to work hard, and I pray to God to put me on the right path, not to disappoint Nigerians.”
Who is Nyesom Wike?
Nyesom Wike is the former governor of Rivers State and currently serves as the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
What concerns were raised by Rivers State stakeholders?
Stakeholders from Rivers State expressed concerns about infrastructure development, particularly highlighting the deteriorated Elementary junction-onne axis of the East-West Road connecting to the Port Harcourt Refinery.
In what capacity does President Tinubu see Nyesom Wike?
President Tinubu sees Nyesom Wike not only as the FCT Minister but also as a trusted adviser.
What message did President Tinubu convey to the younger generation?
President Tinubu advised the younger generation to be patient with the government’s processes and pledged to work diligently to meet the nation’s expectations.
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