Breaking: Five Wike-Appointed Commissioners Resign from Fubara’s Cabinet

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Rivers State is facing heightened political turmoil as four commissioners have resigned from Governor Siminalayi Fubara’s cabinet within a span of 24 hours.

The latest departures include the Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Inime Chinwenwo-Aguma, and the Commissioner for Works, George-Kelly Alabo.

Chinwenwo-Aguma attributed her resignation to “personal and other commitments,” while Alabo cited a departure based on his “conscience,

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This was contained  in a press releases obtained by our correspondent. These resignations follow the earlier exits of the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor, SAN, and the Commissioner for Special Duties, Emeka Woke.

The crisis in Rivers State took a new twist when 27 lawmakers, loyal to former governor Nyesome Wike, defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to the All Progressives Congress. In response, lawmakers aligned with the state governor declared their seats vacant, urging the Independent National Electoral Commission to conduct fresh elections to fill the void.

Adding to the tension, the state government proceeded to demolish the House of Assembly complex on Wednesday, asserting that it was no longer safe for legislative business.

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The commissioners who have resigned from Governor Siminalayi Fubara’s cabinet are:

  1. George-Kelly Alabo – Commissioner for Works
  2. Inime Chinwenwo-Aguma – Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation
  3. Prof. Zacchaeus Adangor, SAN – Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General
  4. Emeka Woke – Commissioner for Special Duties
  5. Isaac Kamalu – Commissioner of Finance.
Four more Rivers commissioners resign
Four more Rivers commissioners resign

 

Four more Rivers commissioners resign

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Four more Rivers commissioners resignEjes Gist News recalls that the five commissioners who have resigned were among those appointed by Nyesom Wike, whom Governor Fubara was compelled to accept, to monitor or spy on the governor’s activities. Meanwhile, Wike himself currently serves as the FCT Minister.

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As political uncertainty looms over Rivers State, the ramifications of these resignations and defections remain to be seen, casting a shadow on Governor Fubara’s administration. Stay tuned for further developments as the situation unfolds.

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