The best of Rivers culture, music, tradition and hospitality were on display as the State played host to the United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria ,Ambassador William Symington .
It was the State Banquet in honour of the United States of America Ambassador to Nigeria who was in the state to deliberate on the development of Rivers State in the context of the cooperation between State Government and the Government of the United States.
Fundamentally, the Rivers State Government moved to build the bridges of international partnerships in order to advance the course of development of the state.
Governor Wike alongside top officials of the State Government met with the Ambassador of the United States of America to Nigeria, Mr William Symington and the Consul General, Mr John Bray to deliberate on ways that would enhance developments in commercial agriculture, healthcare, education, access to justice , tourism, security and employment generation.
To emphasise the prudent management of resources by his administration, Governor Wike led the United States delegation on a tour of projects within the precinct of Government House. They visited the Chapel of Everlasting Grace, the reconstructed Brick House and the amphitheatre .