- 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
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.
Below is the list of the nominees:
- Prof. Princewill Chike
- Jacobson Nbina
- Ndubuisi Okere
- Inime Aguma
- Charles Amadi
- Tonye Oniyinde Briggs
- Ben Daminabo
- Chris Finebone
- Austin Ben Chioma
- Uchechukwu Nwafor.
- Fred Barivule Kpakol
- Emenike Eke
- Prince Ohia
- Prof. Kaniye Ebeku
- Ezekiel Agri
- Ukiel Oyaghiri
- Damiete Herbert Horsfall
- 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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