Four commissioners, the head of service and special adviser on lands were suspended. The officials won’t be able to perform their duties for three months. Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, has suspended four commissioners, the head of service and special adviser on lands for three months. The suspension was made public by Simeon Nwakaudu, the special assistant to the governor on electronic media, in an official statement released in Port Harcourt on Wednesday.
Among the suspended officials are Dr John Bazia, the commissioner of chieftaincy and community affairs, Mrs Tonye Briggs-Oniyide, the commissioner of culture and tourism, Fred Kpakol for finance and Mr Boma Iyaye for sports. Others include Mr Rufus Godwin, the head of service, and Mr Anugbun Onuoha, the special adviser on lands. However, the reasons for unplanned suspension are kept secret.