Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has declared that he will support any policy of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration which will enhance the well-being of Rivers people.
Speaking at the Government House, Port Harcourt yesterday when he granted audience to the Local Study Group from the National Institute of Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPPS, Kuru, Governor Wike said that his primary focus was to work for the good of Rivers people.
He noted that he would not use his office for unnecessary politicking, pointing out that good policies transcended party affiliation.
“I will support any policy of the Federal Government that will enhance the living standards of the people of Rivers State. It doesn’t matter, who initiated such policy, as long as it favours our people”.
Speaking further, the Governor urged the Federal Government to find ways to implement the recommendations of different NIPPS study teams, especially as they related to poverty alleviation.
He said the Rivers State Government would support the NIPPS study team, in carrying out their research into poverty alleviation in the state.
Earlier, Director of Studies and Leader of Delegation of the Study Group of NIPPS , Prof Celestine Oyom Bassey, said that the team was in the state, to carry out an assessment of the impact of poverty alleviation programmes in the state.
The team later held an interactive session with top officials of the Rivers State Government.

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