Powerful South-South Governor Makes Fresh 18 Influential Appointees, See Full List

Powerful South-South Governor Makes Fresh 18 Influential Appointees, See Full List

  • Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state has sent 18 names to the state house of assembly for screening as commissioners in the state
  • Stanford Oba, the Clerk of the house, made this known in a statement on Tuesday in a letter forwarded to the nominees who were to appear in the house for screening today
  • Two of the nominees are professors and are expected to submit 35 copies of their credentials to the office of the clerk on the same day

Port Harcourt, Rivers - Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, forwarded 18 names of commissioner nominees to the state house of assembly on Tuesday, October 25.

This was contained in a statement by the Clerk of the house, Stanford Oba, who asked the nominees to appear before the house on the same day for screening, The Nation reported.

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Wike submits 18 names of commissioner nominees to state house of assembly Photo Credit: Nyesom Wike
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Below is the list of the nominees:

  1. Prof. Princewill Chike
  2. Jacobson Nbina
  3. Ndubuisi Okere
  4. Inime Aguma
  5. Charles Amadi
  6. Tonye Oniyinde Briggs
  7. Ben Daminabo
  8. Chris Finebone
  9. Austin Ben Chioma
  10. Uchechukwu Nwafor.
  11. Fred Barivule Kpakol
  12. Emenike Eke
  13. Prince Ohia
  14. Prof. Kaniye Ebeku
  15. Ezekiel Agri
  16. Ukiel Oyaghiri
  17. Damiete Herbert Horsfall
  18. Emeka Onowu

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The nominees were also asked to submit 35 copies of their credentials to the clerk's office and original copies, including their tax clearance certificate for the screening.

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Wike, who will be leaving the office in less than 8 months, did not disclose the mode of salary structure or basic payment of the appointees.

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The governor of River state, Nyesom Wike, has been accused of planning to unleash political violence in the state.

A socio-political group, One-On-One-Network, alleged that the recent appointment of 14,000 advisers for various political units was a plot to fight perceived political enemies of the governor in the 2023 electioneering.

The group then call on President Muhammadu Buhari, INEC, international communities, and security agencies to call the governor to order to make peace reign in the state.

Source: Legit.ng

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