The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sent a list of 18 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.
Among the nominees is former Commissioner for Health, Prof. Princewill Chike whom the governor had sacked.
The Clerk, Rivers State House Of Assembly, Stanford Oba, in a statement issued on Monday night said the nominees are to appear on the floor of the House on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, by 9am.
The statement reads, “The Rivers State House of Assembly is inviting the following nominees to appear before it on Tuesday 25th October 2022 by 9 am for screening as commissioners designate.
He gave the names as Prof. Princewill Chike, Hon. Jacobson Nbina, Mr. Ndubuisi Okere, Barr.Mrs Inime Aguma, Engr. Charles Amadi, Mrs. Tonye Oniyinde Briggs.
Others are, Mr. Ben Daminabo, Mr. Chris Finebone, Engr. Austin Ben Chioma, Mr Uchechukwu Nwafor., Dr. Fred Barivule Kpakol, Barr. Emenike Eke, Mr. Prince Ohia
Also nominated a cording to the statement are, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, Mr. Ezekiel Agri, Mrs. Ukiel Oyaghiri, Hon. Damiete Herbert Horsfall and Hon Emeka Onowu.
The statement added, “Nominees are to submit 35 sets of their credentials to the office of the clerk and come along with original copies including tax clearance certificate for the screening.”