Rivers State residents under the umbrella of #StopTheSoot Campaign; which includes concerned citizens, members of professional groups, civil society and labour organisations, have called on the state and federal governments to come to the aid of Rivers people by stopping the dangerous soot that has engulfed the whole state for a months.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the appointment of Chibuike Godson Ogbunehu, Chimeka Nmerukini and Alfred Bamson as Special Assistants to the governor.
Their appointments take immediate effect.
The Zik Prize Leadership Award which was instituted 24 years ago is held in honour of the first President of Nigeria, Late Dr. Nnamdi Azikwe, primarily to encourage and nurture leadership on the African Continent and in the Diaspora.
The Rivers State Government has called on the Federal Government to urgently address the problem of the East West Road.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has raised the alarm over a plot by the Federal Government and her agents to frame him up by planting illegal items on him in any of his trips outside the shores of Nigeria, and have him quizzed and embarrassed by foreign security agencies.