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Guinness World Records: Fubara receives Promise Wosu who trekked from Lagos to Port Harcourt

*Promises to reward him projecting good image for Rivers State
Eric Olusesan/Port Harcourt
Promise Wosu, 28 year old, also known as Wene Port Harcourt, Rivers State who completed a 606km marathon trek from Lekki gates in Lagos State to set Guinness World Record has been received by Governor Siminalayi Fubara at Government House, Port Harcourt today, Saturday October 21.
While welcoming him on his arrival by the Governor of Rivers State, Fubara advised youths to stay away from criminality by engaging in meaningful ventures that propagates news of productive activities in their immediate communities.
 Fubara pointed out that doing so will be a deliberate attempt by them to showcase the State as a desirable place that promotes peaceful coexistence of all residents.
Governor Fubara spoke when he received at the gate of Government House, Port Harcourt, on Saturday, the 28 year old, Promise Wosu Jr. of Rivers State, who completed a 606km marathon trek from Lekki gates in Lagos State to Port Harcourt in Rivers State to set Guinness World Records.
Fubara acknowledged Wosu’s determination at completing the longest distance covered on foot as a commendable attempt at setting a record that proves that Rivers youths are resourceful.
“It gives us so much joy this afternoon to hear that one of our youths has also set a record and it is really commendable. We are celebrating you, our brother, Wosu and every other person that is here, who is doing positive things to advance the State.
“As a government, we will continue to encourage you and others who are doing positive things. By Monday, Wosu will meet with the Chief of Staff, Government House, who will bring him to my office where I will do a special thing for him.”
Governor Fubara stressed the need for every body, particularly the youths to see Rivers State as their own, which requires of them to do things that promote peace, while consciously projecting the State positively to the rest of the world.
“It is upon us to engage in meaningful ventures. It is not always good hearing our news on the bad side. I’m appealing to you to always put those good news out. Don’t use your media platform to disparage the State. At the end of the day, it is your State too.”
Promise hails from Omudioga community in Emohua Local Government of Rivers State Nigeria. He attended Model Secondary School in Isiokpo and has a B.Sc degree in Accounting From the University of Port Harcourt.

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