The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has on Wednesday, assigned portfolios to Cabinet Commissioners in the state.
According to a statement posted on Facebook the newly appointed Rivers state Commissioner for Information, Emma Okah, the State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Wednesday, assigned portfolios to newly appointed commissioners the state.
The new commissioners and their portfolios are as follows.
1. Barr Emma Okah – Information
2. Prof Roseline Konya – Environment
3. Chief Ibibia Walter – Transport
4. Barr Isaac Kamalu – Budget
5. Mrs Tonye Oniyide – Culture
6. Prof Kaniye Ebeku – Water Resources
7. Rt Hon Dum Dekor – Works
8. Barr Mrs Ukel Oyaghiri – Women Affairs
9. Dr Fred Kpakol – Finance
10. Hon Tamunosisi Gogo Jaja – Education
11. Prof Chike Princewill – Health
12. Hon Damiete Herbert Miller – Social Welfare
13. Hon Ruderford LongJohn – Local Govt.
14. Hon Shedrack Chukwu – Power
15. Hon Boma Iyaye – Sports
16. Hon Emeka Onowu – Special Services
17. Chief Chinedu Tasie – Housing
18. Barr Sylvanus Nwankwo – Chieftaincy
19. Mr Charles Nwogu – Agriculture
Emmanuel Aguma, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, had earlier been sworn in as Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, bringing the number of commissioners in the state to 20.
Performing the swearing-in, Gov. Wike had charged the commissioners to exhibit 100 percent loyalty.
He said: “We demand 100 percent loyalty. This work deserves total commitment. When you have the opportunity to serve the state, it is a rare privilege. Therefore, you have to be committed to service.
“We are rebuilding the state because a lot went wrong during the immediate past administration of the APC. You need to put in your best.”