Wike suspends 4 commissioners, others

By Tom Amakri, Port Harcourt

Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike of Rivers has suspended four commissioners, Head of Service and Special Adviser on Lands for three months.

Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media Simeon Nwakaudu, announced this in a statement in Port Harcourt.

The governor did not, however, state the reason for the suspension in the statement.

According to Nwakaudu, the affected commissioners are Dr John Bazia, Chieftaincy Affairs, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Oniyide; Culture and Tourism, Fred Kpakol; Finance and Mr Boma Iyaye; Sports.

He said the Head of Service, Mr Rufus Godwin and Mr Anugbun Onuoha, Special Adviser on Lands were also affected by the suspension.

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