Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday
inspected the location for the fourth Flyover Bridge under
consideration for better traffic flow in the state capital.
Governor Wike carried out the inspection in the company
of the State Commissioner for Works, Hon Austin Ben-
Chioma, Senior Engineers of the State Ministry of Works
and Project Engineers of Julius Berger Nigeria Plc.
The Team inspected the designs of the fourth Flyover
Bridge, with Governor Wike and the officials discussing
the prospects of the project.
In an interview, Governor Wike said that a final decision
would be taken in relation to the construction of the
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Programme Coordinator, Professor Dokubo
He said: “We have taken another look to have the fourth
Flyover Bridge. That is why we came to examine the
location at the GRA Junction.
“We are thinking that the fourth Flyover Bridge should be
at the GRA Junction. We went there today to examine the
possibility. We have not taken a final decision on it.
“Within a short time, we will take the final decision. But
the three other Flyover Bridges are progressing quite
Governor Wike also inspected the Urban Renewal
Programme of his Administration in Port Harcourt and
Obio/Akpor Local Government Areas.
The Governor informed that the State Government will
evaluate buildings in different communities affected by
the construction of roads and pay the necessary
He said: “We had to inspect other works being carried out
by Julius Berger.
“We have a challenge of compensation. This is because
where the roads are passing through, there are several
structures in place.
“There is nothing we can do, but to take the necessary
action. We have to send the relevant Ministry to evaluate
the buildings for compensation.
“This for the construction to continue. We are happy with
what we are doing for the people of Rivers
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