The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike on Tuesday named his successor, while pledging to complete every of his project before the end of his tenure.
Truetells Nigeria understands that the governor named the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state, Fubara Siminialaye as his successor.
Wike noted that Siminialaye would complete his projects in the spirit of continuity in the state even if he fails to finish any of them.
The governor noted that “I will not leave any project unfinished. I will make sure all the projects we have started are finished. If they are not finished, maybe at 90 or 95% completion, when my successor, Siminalaye Fubara and Prof. Ngozi Ordu, come, they should use them for their first one hundred days in office projects and commission them.
“This is because they are part of what we are doing. When I say my successor, you know they will win. You know they will win because our report card is there to show what we have done. We are in the period of operation show your report card.”
Wike, who said this at the inauguration of the twin buildings housing the Faculty of Basic Clinical Sciences and the Faculty of Clinical Sciences in Port Harcourt on Tuesday disclosed that many other separate health service-providing facilities had been integrated into the teaching hospital for holistic service delivery.
He also claimed that the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital is the best in Nigeria following the huge investment his administration made to strengthen the capacity of the specialist hospital in the training of medical personnel, research and medical innovations.
Wike added that “Go to the University Teaching Hospital, you have the best equipment you can talk about. I don’t see any teaching hospital in this country today that can compare with what we have at Rivers State University Teaching Hospital.”
Wike, while charging the teachers and students to take their work and studies seriously for sustained excellence in the health sector, revealed that the Renal Centre and the Hostel for medical house officers would soon be inaugurated.