Former President Goodluck Jonathan recently addressed the escalating political tensions in Rivers State, urging Governor Siminalayi Fubara and former governor and current Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja, Nyesom Wike, to prioritize unity for the state’s development.

During the groundbreaking ceremony for the N222.1bn Trans-Kalabari Road project, Jonathan emphasized the need for collaboration between the current and former leaders to foster growth and progress in Rivers.

Jonathan acknowledged the excessive political tensions in the state, highlighting the detrimental impact such crises could have on its development trajectory.

He stressed that destabilizing Rivers would not only hinder its growth but also affect the broader Niger Delta region and the nation as a whole.

In his address, Jonathan underscored the critical role Rivers plays in Nigeria’s socio-economic landscape, emphasizing the importance of collective efforts in ensuring its stability and prosperity.

As the nation continues to navigate through various challenges, Jonathan’s call for unity in Rivers State serves as a timely reminder of the power of collaboration and cooperation in driving sustainable development and progress.

Let us hope that his wise words inspire positive action and pave the way for a brighter future for Rivers and Nigeria.

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