Following the swearing-in of 13 new Commissioners by the Governor of Rivers State, Barr. Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Monday, 30th. December 2019 in Port Harcourt, the portfolio of the commissioners has been released.
According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, Governor Wike is expectant that the new commissioners will be committed to deliver on the agenda of the Rivers State Government and work for the interest of Rivers State.
The different portfolios are:
Sir Sam Ejekwu – Transport
Hon Austin Ben-Chioma – Works
.Barr. Sylvanus Nwankwo – Employment Generation & Econ. Development
Barr Osimah Gina – Physical Planning &Urban Development
Barr. Mrs. Inime Chiwenwo-Aguma – Social Welfare & Rehabilitations
Mrs Ifeoma Nwankpa – Commerce & Industry
Dr Peter Medee – Energy & Natural Resources
Dr Bariere Thomas – Special Duties
Dr Fred Kpakpol – Agriculture
Mr Paulinus Nsirim – Information & Communication
Elder Tasie Chinedu – Housing
.Mr Rodaford Long-John – local Government Affairs
Prof Kaniye Ebeku – Education
According to the statement, they are to resume duty immediately.