Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has said that he’s hopeful that the Federal Authorities will refund State assets used to execute Federal Initiatives within the state.
Governor Wike mentioned that his optimism stems from the truth that the Federal Government Council has despatched a verification staff to the state in respect of Federal Initiatives .
He spoke on Monday throughout a Courtesy Go to by the Minister of State for Schooling, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba on the Authorities Home Port Harcourt.
He mentioned: “I thank the Federal Authorities for a minimum of coming to confirm our claims. We submitted our claims, whereas another states have been paid. However we’re hopeful.
“Now we have been submitting a number of paperwork on the difficulty of initiatives that had been executed by the Rivers State Authorities for the Federal Authorities. We imagine that by this verification go to, we are going to receives a commission.”
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He mentioned a lot of the Federal Initiatives in query had been executed by Dr Peter Odili and the rapid previous administration within the state.
He mentioned if the state will get the mentioned funds, they are going to be channeled in the direction of different developmental initiatives within the State.
Governor Wike mentioned that the nation should transfer collectively in unity as a result of sure points transcend politics.
Earlier, Minister of State for Schooling, Hon Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba knowledgeable that the staff was within the State in respect of the Federal Initiatives verification train authorised by the Federal Government Council.
He mentioned that the staff would assess and confirm initiatives that the Rivers State Authorities accomplished on behalf of the Federal Authorities and report again to the Federal Government Council.
He famous that the Federal Government Council raised the committee following official calls for by the Rivers State Authorities on Federal Initiatives executed by the state.
The Minister mentioned that the verification staff would work with the Rivers State Authorities to confirm the claims.