The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, through the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, has on Tuesday announced the sack of the Chief of Staff and Senior Special Assistant (Protocol), and the dissolution of the state executive council with immediate effect.
What they are saying
In the statement, the Governor thanked the officials for their service and contribution to the development of Rivers State. Gov Wike also wished them the best in their future endeavors.
What you should know
- In the statement, Gov Wike, who did not give a reason for the sack and dissolution, instructed the outgoing officials to hand over to the highest ranking officer in their respective ministries.
- Gov Wike is a presidential aspirant under the opposition party Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
- The Governor’s eight years tenure from May 2015 is expected to end in May 2023.