The Executive Governor of Rivers State, His Excellency Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has handed over residential quarters and office spaces to Federal Government Agencies in Ogu Bolo Local Government Area of Rivers State, oyogist.com reports.
The reportedly handed over accomodation facility is made up of 48 units of one bedroom apartments, 24 units of two bedroom apartments and two multi purpose halls.
The accommodation facility which was constructed by the Wike administration to solve housing needs in the area was handed over to the Chairman of the Council, Navy Captain Victor Erasmus.
Gov. Wike in his speech, directed the Chairman to commence the allocation of the accommodation to the various federal government agencies in the area. He said that the workers in federal agencies do provide services to the state and the accommodation support would enhance their performances.
Gov. Wike in his speech, further said that the Rivers State Government do not discriminate, that workers of federal agencies are serving the interest of the state and if they do not have accommodation, it will affect their performances.
He said that the State Government built the residential houses because they found out that most of the staff of these federal agencies still come to work in Ogu Bolo all the way from Port Harcourt.
Gov Wike concluded his speech by saying and I quote “today, we are formally handing over the houses to the Council Chairman and I have directed him to allocate them to the benefitting agencies, National Youth Service Corp (NYSC), Nigeria Immigration Services, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), State Security Services, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corp, National Population Commission, National Identity Management Commission and the National Orientation Agency”.