BREAKING: Amid Feud With Wike, Rivers Governor, Fubara Reshuffles Cabinet, Details Emerge

BREAKING: Amid Feud With Wike, Rivers Governor, Fubara Reshuffles Cabinet, Details Emerge

  • Siminalayi Fubara, the current governor of Rivers state, south-south Nigeria, has reshuffled his cabinet
  • In a statement signed on Tuesday night, April 23, by the state government, the reorganisation takes effect immediately
  • As noticed by, the former commissioner for justice in Rivers state, Prof Zacchaeus Adangor, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is now the commissioner for special duties journalist Ridwan Adeola Yusuf has over 9 years of experience covering politics in Nigeria.

Port Harcourt, Rivers state - Siminalayi Fubara, governor of Rivers state, has tweaked his cabinet.

As reported by The Nation, the Rivers governor's latest decision comes amid the political crisis rocking the state since 2023.

Governor Fubara reshuffles Rivers government cabinet
Governor Fubara redeploys Wike's loyalists. Photo credits: Sir Siminalayi Fubara, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike - CON, GSSRS
Source: Facebook

Channels Television said those redeployed are loyalists of Nyesom Wike, the minister of the federal capital territory (FCT).

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Fubara, in a statement on Tuesday night, April 23, by Tammy Danagogo, the secretary to the Rivers state government, redeployed the commissioner for justice and attorney-general of the state, Professor Zacchaeus Adangor to the ministry of special duties (governor’s office).

Fubara also transferred Isaac Kamalu, the commissioner for finance, to the ministry of employment generation and economic empowerment.

Fubara directed them to hand over to their respective permanent secretaries immediately.

Meanwhile, no reason was provided for their redeployment.

Fubara said:

“They are to hand over to their respective permanent secretaries immediately as this deployment takes immediate effect.
"All hand over processes must be completed immediately”.

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Fubara explains reason he signed Tinubu’s peace deal

Earlier, reported that Governor Fubara stated that despite the current challenges confronting his administration, he would not be distracted from the oath he took to defend the people of the state.

Fubara made this assertion a few days after he signed a peace deal with Wike to douse the political tension in Rivers state. The peace move was orchestrated by President Bola Tinubu.


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