Wike Suspends Four Commissioners, HoS, Special Adviser


Ernest Chinwo in Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has suspended four commissioners; Head of Service, Rufus Godwin; and the Special Adviser on Lands; Anugbum Onuoha, for three months.

A statement issued yesterday evening by his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, listed the affected commissioners as Chieftaincy Affairs, John Bazia; Culture and Tourism, Mrs. Tonye Briggs -Oniyide; Finance, Fred Kpakol; and Sports, Boma Iyaye.

The statement did not however state the reasons for suspension of the officers.
Kpakol had been suspended once before.

Also suspended for three months are state Head of Service and the Special Adviser on Lands.