By Suoyo Ekubo
The Rivers State Government has urged Rivers people to disregard the rumor of the suspension the Port Harcourt Ring Road project as false.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Warisenibo Joe Johnson, on Tuesday 31st October 2023.
According to the State Government, 77% of the contract sum has been paid and the construction firm is making frantic efforts to complete the job within schedule.
“The attention of Rivers State Government has been drawn to news being circulated that the flag-ship project of Gov. Siminalayi Fubara, GSSRS, the 50.15km Dual Carriage Ring Road has been suspended.
“We wish to inform Rivers people and the general public to disregard such information as false. The project is for the advancement of our state and the improvement of the economy of our dear State therefore nothing whatsoever can stop it at this stage.”