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Rivers Assembly confirms 22 LG caretaker chairmen-nominees

10 November 2015, 08:41

Port Harcourt - The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed the 22 nominees as Chairmen of Caretaker Committees of the State Local Government Areas.

The Speaker of the Assembly, Ikunye Ibani, told the members of the caretaker committees in Port Harcourt on Monday to see their appointment as an avenue for service to the people.

He called on them to always be their brothers’ keepers by ensuring that they put smiles on the faces of the people at the grassroots.

The speaker said there was no permanent position, adding that they should avoid haughtiness.

Also read: Rivers confirms executive appointments

Ibani directed the Clerk of the Assembly to convey the approval of the nominees to Governor Nyesom Wike.

The Leader of the House, Martins Amaewhule, called on the nominees to carry every member of their areas along and ensure that the people were adequately taken care of.

The lawmaker representing Bonny constituency, Abinye Pepple, urged them to ensure good governance in their various councils.

One of the newly confirmed chairmen, Soboma Jackreece, pledged to tackle insecurity in his area.

He said he would carry everybody along by empowering the people.

On his part, Bright Amaewhule pledged to curb insecurity in his area, and promised to carry everybody along in a bid to make them feel the impact of his administration. 



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