24th May, 2022
By Okafor Ofiebor/Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has dissolved the State Executive Council with effect from Tuesday, May 24, 2022.
This was disclosed in a statement issued by his spokesman, Kelvin Ebiri.
The statement said “The Chief of Staff to 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,” the statement said.
The governor, who is aspiring to become the president of Nigeria did not give reason for the sack of his entire cabinet.