Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has assured Rivers women that his administration will continue to be women-friendly as it strives to develop the state.
He said that women will always feature prominently in the creation of a new Rivers State.
In a message to Rivers women to mark this year’s International Women’s Day, Governor Wike noted that women are strategically placed in his administration to help in translating the tenets of the New Rivers Development Blueprint into reality.
The governor expressed satisfaction with the contributions of women to the growth of the state.
He felicitated with women across the globe for their roles in the promotion of peace, development and societal stability.
Wike added that his administration will always celebrate women.