JUST IN: Gov. Wike Sacks Cabinet, Chief of Staff

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

By Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau

Apparently to allow them pursue their political and personal ambitions, Rivers state governor
Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Tuesday dissolved the State Executive Council (Exco) with immediate effect.

The sacking of the entire cabinet including his Chief of Staff and Senior Special Assistant (SSA) (Protocol) was announced through a government press statement made available to journalists on Tuesday by Chief
Kelvin Ebiri, Special Assistant (SA) Media to the Rivers State Governor.

The statement titled: ‘Government Special Announcement’ read in parts:

“Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has dissolved the State Executive Council with effect from Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

The Chief of Staff to the governor and Senior Special Assistant (Protocol), have also been relieved of their office.

“His Excellency, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, commends the members the Rivers State Executive Council for their service and contribution to the development of the State. He has also wished them the best in all their future endeavours.”

Governor Wike, has therefore instructed all the former members of the State Executive Council to hand over to the most senior officers in their respective ministries”.

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