Tag: Rivers State

Rivers PDP lawmaker defects to APC, spits fire

The lawmaker representing Ahoada East Constituency I, at the Rivers State House Assembly, Martins Mannah, who was elected on the platform of People’s Democratic Party, PDP, has defected to the opposition, the All Progressives Congress, APC.


Rivers civil servants hail govt. over interest-free loan

Some civil servants in Rivers on Thursday commended the state government for introducing an interest-free revolving loan scheme for them.

Gov. Nyesom Wike on Wednesday inaugurated a disbursement committee for the loan scheme for workers between grade levels one and 13.

The governor had announced that the loan should be accessible to every qualified civil servant irrespective of political affiliation.