Governor Nyesom Wike has sacked the Vice Chancellor of Rivers State University.
In a statement released by Dagogo Adonye Hart, Permanent Secretary,Ministry of Education, Rivers State.
The statement reads;
Rivers State Governor and Visitor of the Rivers State University, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has relieved the Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University , Prof Blessing Chimezie Didia of his appointment with immediate effect.
Also relieved of his appointment is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Magnus Oruwari.
Accordingly, Governor Wike has approved the appointment of Professor Opuenebo B. Owei, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University.
The Statement added that Governor Wike has suspended the ongoing employment exercise at the university.
Furthermore, a committee has been set up to investigate the employment exercise and report to the Rivers State Governor in two weeks.