Rivers Assembly Screens, Confirms Wike’s Ex-Aides As Fubara’s Commissioners

The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed that four former commissioners in the immediate-past administration of Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, as commissioner under Governor Siminalaye Fubara.

They include former Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Professor Zaccheaus Adangor and former Commissioner for Works, Dr. Dakorinama George-Kelly,

Others are former Commissioner for Finance, Hon Isaac Kamalu and former Commissioner for Education, Professor Chinedu Mmon.

Fubara had immediately after his inauguration on Mondays, forwarded the four names to the House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

Leader of the House, Martin Amaewhule, had during debate on the floor of the House yesterday, through a motion that was seconded by lawmaker representing Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Constituency 2, Hon. Christian Ahiakwo, prayed the House to allow three of the nominees leave the hallowed chambers based on the fact that as members of the immediate past executive, they did well.

Amaewhule stated that members of the House were conversant with facts about the nominees and have no need to ask them questions.

However, Kamalu had earlier been asked to take a bow as a former Chief Whip of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

Speaker of the House, RT. Hon. Ikwuiyi Owaji Ibani, at the end of debate confirmed the nominees.

All members present unanimously voted for the confirmation.

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