The Rivers State Government has during the week commissioned more projects successfully completed and delivered well ahead of schedule in the state by the country’s engineering construction leader and most reliable infrastructure development partner, Julius Berger Nigeria Plc.
The newly completed and commissioned road projects are William Jumbo Street, Ernest Ikoli Street, Eleme Street, Akasa Street and Obagi Street. Comprised within the Old Port Harcourt GRA, these roads are all well enabled with streetlights for beauty and nighttime security.
Simultaneously, the Rivers State Government also gave Julius Berger the go ahead to commence the construction of two major infrastructural development projects. One of the new projects is the construction of Mgbuitanwo Road in Emohua Local Government Area. His Excellency, Senator Gabriel Suswam, former Executive Governor of Benue State was the guest of honor at the flag off ceremony. The other new project is the construction of the Rumuepirikom Flyover at Obio/Akpor Local Government Area. This flyover is statistically described as Flyover 9 by the Governor Wike administration in Rivers State. Both projects are part of the Urban Renewal Programme of the Governor Wike administration for which Julius Berger has been a dependable partner.
The Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, CON, fondly christened ‘Mr. Projects’ by the Rivers people, was present at the projects commissioning along with members of the State Executive Council, senior civil servants, traditional rulers, women and youths’ organizations as well as the management of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc.
Governor Wike, clearly satisfied with Julius Berger’s good work thus far, happily commended the company for its ever increasing and impeccable project quality, integrity and reliability. He urged the company to sustain its matchless records and also deliver the new projects on schedule for the benefit of the people.
In his speech, Engr. Juergen Fischer, Regional Manager, South-South/South-East Operations of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, assured the Governor that Julius Berger Nigeria Plc intends only to upscale its enviable records of performance in delivering the new project entrusted to it by the Government.
Fischer, on behalf of the Executive Management and staff of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc, thanked the Governor and people of Rivers State for entrusting the company with their projects. He promised that Julius Berger’s emblematic standard which is the very best engineering quality will proudly define the production and outcome of the projects. Chief Sam Ngbor who is the company’s Project Coordinator in Port Harcourt was also among Julius Berger’s representatives at the occasion.