Governor Wike Swears In 14 Commissioners


In  a bid to reposition the State Government  for better performance, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Wednesday swore in fourteen  (14) commissioners.

The governor also  swore in a new permanent secretary, Mrs Ibiware Ogolo.

Performing the swearing-in, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike charged  the commissioners to exhibit 100 percent loyalty.

He said: “We demand 100 percent loyalty.  This work deserves total commitment.  When you have the opportunity  to serve the state, it is a rare privilege.  Therefore, you have to be committed to service.

” We are rebuilding the state  because  a lot went wrong  during the immediate  past administration of the APC. You need to put in your best.”

According to the governor, those who put in their best will be noticed by the people and rewarded in the future.

“Once you do your work, people will notice you and appreciate the quality of your service  to the state.  That is why you must continue  to put in your best”, he said.

He urged the commissioners  to respect their oath of office and live responsibly  as top officials of the State Government.

“Don’t see your appointment as your time to eat because there is nothing to eat.  You are appointed to work. If you cannot meet up with the tempo of the administration, just withdraw”, he said.

Commissioners sworn in are: Emma Okah ,Charles Nwogu ,Walter Ibibia ,Dr. Tam Jaja ,Ukel Oyagiri ,Isaac Kamalu  and Albert Miller .

Others are:  Boma Iyaye , Emeka Onowu ,Prof. Princewill Chike ,Tasie Chinedu Nwobueze ,Sylvanus Nwankwo ,Prof. Kaniye Ebeku and Rodaford Longjohn.

In an interview, Emma Okah assured that he will contribute  his quota to the actualization  of the vision of the administration.


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