Wike set to appoint ex-APC spokesman as commissioner


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has forwarded a list of 18 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation.

A statement issued by the Clerk, Rivers State House Of Assembly, Stanford Oba, on Monday night said the nominees are to appear on the floor of the House on Tuesday, October 25, 2022, by 9am.

Among the nominees is former All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesperson, Senibo Chris Finebone.

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 of nominees as Prof. Princewill Chike, Hon. Jacobson Nbina, Mr. Ndubuisi Okere, Barr.Mrs Inime Aguma, Engr. Charles Amadi, Mrs. Tonye Oniyinde Briggs.

Others include Mr. Ben Daminabo, Mr. Chris Finebone, Engr. Austin Ben Chioma, Mr Uchechukwu Nwafor, Dr. Fred Barivule Kpakol, Barr. Emenike Eke, Mr. Prince Ohia, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, Mr. Ezekiel Agri, Mrs. Ukiel Oyaghiri, Hon. Damiete Herbert Horsfall and Hon Emeka Onowu.

“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,” the statement added.