Fubara appoints 8 new commissioners as pro-Wike resigned from cabinet, lawmakers ready for screening

 Lawmakers loyal to Governor Siminalayi Fubara will today screen eight commissioner-nominees as members of the Rivers State Executive Council.

A letter inviting the nominees was sent to them by Clerk of the pro-Fubara Assembly, Dr G,N Gillis-West.

According to the letter, the House led by factional Speaker, Victor Oko-Jumbo, is  expected to screen and confirm the nominees by 10am.

The letter titled: public announcement said: “The Rivers State House of Assembly hereby invites the following Commissioner-nominees for screening and confirmation as members of the Rivers State Executive Council”.

It listed the nominees as Prince Charles Beke, Collins Onunwo, Hon. Solomon Eke, Dr Peter Medee, Hon. Eloka Tasie Amadi, Hon. Basoene Joshua Benibo, Tambari Sydney Gbara and Dr Ovy Chinedum Chukwuma.

“The nominees are expected to come along with 12 sets of their Curriculum Vitae and the originals and photocopies of their credentials,” the letter added.

This is the second time the House of Assembly loyal to Fubara will be screening Commissioner-nominees since it emerged as a parallel legislature.

The Victor Oko-Jumbo led Assembly screened and confirmed Dagogo Iboroma, SAN as a member of the State Executive Council, who was immediately  assigned portfolio as the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice by Fubara.


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