Wike is the best – traders


* As Mile One and Fruit Garden markets set for commissioning

By Gladys Nweke

Traders of newly constructed Rumuwoji (Mile One) Market and the Fruit Garden Market in Port Harcourt have expressed joy with the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, for delivering on his campaign promises to them.

The traders who described Governor Wike as a high-performing administrator that fulfils all his promises thanked him for the markets.

The Rumuwoji (Mile One) Market is an architectural masterpiece, with very modern facilities  to aid trading in a very conducive environment.  It has quality security infrastructure, , water sprinklers to fight fire, Fire Station, Cold Room,  clinic and storage facilities.

General Manager of SPG Construction, Bassam Dahdah, said that the construction work started in August 2017 with all facilities in the market completed around February 2019.  He said that the market is ready for commissioning.

A Trader, Kate Ako, described Governor Wike as a wonderful leader who heard the cry of the traders and intervened when they needed him. She said that the market is one of the best in the country.

Also, another Trader, Mr Leo Anyaeze, also noted  that the Rivers State Governor kept his promise and deliver an international market to the traders. He said, “We the entire traders of Mile One Market earnestly thanked Governor Wike for building the best Market for us. He promised he will do it and he has done it.”

Chairman of Rumuwoji (Mile One) Market Union, Mr Eze Ndubueze, said Governor Wike will always be appreciated by Rivers Traders for his commitment to their welfare.

The effort of Governor Wike as far as this market  is concerned is excellent.  This is the best Market  around. On behalf of  the traders, I am telling  the Rivers State Governor, thank you. God will bless and keep him, he said.

Another trader, Mrs McDonald Ngozi said that Governor Wike cannot be compared to any other leader because  of his truthful nature and love for the delivery of quality projects.  She said that the Mile One Market  is a testament of the governor’s commitment to his people.

Denibo Briggs also said all traders are solidly behind Governor Wike for delivering an amazing Market to them. The Fruit Garden Market at D-Line Port Harcourt has taken shape with key facilities  in place across the market.

The Market has open and lock up shops. It also has  a perimeter fence, a car park, warehouses and security features for the protection of the market.

Chairman of Fruit Garden Market Traders Union, Mr Chigozie Nnodim said Governor Wike is the best thing to happen  to Rivers traders.

He said, Since the Market got burnt, the Governor has carried us along.  He empowered us with money to re-start our businesses  after the loss. He promised  to reconstruct the market and he has delivered a wonderful  structure.  We are looking  forward to occupying  the Market.

The Task Force Chairman of Fruit Garden Market, Abubakar Kebbi expressed happiness that Governor Wike  delivered the market to the traders.

A Trader at the Market, Nkechi Amadi said the construction  of the Fruit Garden Market is a wonderful achievement.  She praised the Rivers State Governor for living up to his promise.

Also speaking, Austina Achomadu said that the leadership style of Governor Wike is unique. “I have seen different Governors, but Nyesom Wike is the best. This Market is a great effort.”