Wike appoints 13 new commissioners-designate

Wike appoints 13 new commissioners-designate

Monday, August 7, 2017 9:22 am

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has kick started the process of reconstituting a new cabinet after he sacked the Commissioners on 24 July. He has forwarded a list of 13 Commissioners-designate to the Rivers House of Assembly for screening.

The Commissioners designate include: Emma Okah, Charles Wogu, Ibibia Walters, Tamunosisi Gogo-Jaja, Isaac Kamalu, Mrs Sukelu Oyagiri, Damiete Afred Miller, Boma Iyayi, Emeka Onowu, Prof.Princewill Chike,Tasie Chinedu Nwabueze, Sylvanus Nwankwo and Prof Kaniye Ebeku. They are to appear before the House of Assembly on Tuesday 8 August at 10 am.

It is noteworthy that some of the former commissioners are staging a come-back. Among them include:Emma Okah, Prof Kaniye Ebeku, Isaac Kamalu, Ibibia Walters and Boma Iyayi.

The Clerk of the Rivers House of Assmbly, Mr Stanford Oba revealed the name in a statement.

Wike, yesterday, Sunday, 6 August, sacked all his Special Advisers, except one on Religious Affairs.

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