River State Gov Suspends Commissioners, Others For 3 Months

Nyesom Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has asked four commissioners, Head of Service and Special Adviser on Lands to go on a suspension for three months.

This was contained in a statement by the special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media Simeon Nwakaudu, released in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.

Those affected were: Commissioner for Chieftaincy Affairs, Dr John Bazia,  Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Oniyide, Commissioner for Finance, Fred Kpakol and the Sports Commissioner Mr Boma Iyaye.

Also, Head of Service, Mr. Rufus Godwin and Mr Anugbun Onuoha, Special Adviser on Lands were suspended.

However, the reasons for their suspension was not given in the statement.