Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has confirmed that the Federal government has refunded 78bn the state spent on executing road projects.
He said this while he, alongside former Anambra state governor, Peter Obi inauguraed the Isiopko internal roads phase 2 in Ikwerre Local Government Area.
“Rivers people, the Federal Government has refunded us the money. I have not touched a dim yet and it is in the bank. I will use it for project execution,” he said.
“I kept it to tell those who are making noise to know that I am going to work till the last day in office. I will continue to work for the interest of our people. I’m not resting.
“They need to know that I will make sure what is supposed to be done for the people of Rivers State is done. I will persist until we have improved and changed Rivers State and bring it back to what it’s supposed to be”.