Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has sworn-in 13 New Commissioners.
The Rivers State Governor, additionally swore-in 15 Particular Advisers, in a ceremony on the Govt Council Chambers of the Authorities Home, Port Harcourt, the State capital.
The Governor charged the brand new Commissioners and Particular Advisers to at all times place the curiosity of Rivers State above all different concerns.
He mentioned: “Work for the curiosity of Rivers State. This can be a uncommon privilege to serve Rivers State. Every little thing should not be cash.
“As it has pleased God, you have been given the opportunity to assist in the development of Rivers State.”
The Governor said that now that the State Govt Council has been fashioned, the implementation of the 2020 finances will begin in earnest.
He warned the brand new Commissioners and Particular Advisers towards working with totally different political curiosity teams, to hunt for the 2023 Governorship.
“If you recognize you might be on the lookout for cash for 2023, resign now. I cannot hesitate to take away you.
“If I catch any Commissioner or Special Adviser holding meetings on who will be Governor in 2023, there will be sanctions”, he mentioned.
Governor Wike suggested the Commissioners and Particular Advisers to be loyal and dedicated to the service of Rivers State.
He mentioned: “Loyalty is essential. Loyalty shouldn’t be in half measures. Your loyalty should be 100 p.c.
“You must be loyal and work for the State. All your actions must be targeted at the development of Rivers State.”
He mentioned that the Rivers State Authorities received a preliminary report that not one of the Particular Advisers or Commissioners is concerned in cultism.
“If we find out eventually that any of you is involved in the sponsorship of cult groups, that person will be shown the way out of government”, he mentioned.
He said that Commissioners who will head the infrastructure Ministries of Works, Well being, Agriculture, City Growth and Agriculture, should be up and doing, including that, no excuses will likely be tolerated by the federal government.
Governor Wike urged the Commissioners and Particular Advisers to work with their respective Everlasting Secretaries, to ship on the agenda of the Rivers State Authorities.
“You must work with your Permanent Secretaries, to deliver on the ideals of this administration. You must work as a team to move the State forward”, he mentioned.
The Governor said that he’ll proceed to work as if that is his first time period in Workplace. He assured that he’ll consolidate the supply of tasks throughout the State.
He mentioned: “For me, this is our first term. We must work to the satisfaction of Rivers people. We must work to justify our mandate.”
He knowledgeable that one other batch of Commissioners and Particular Advisers will likely be appointed on the applicable time.
The Governor mentioned that he’ll instantly reshuffle the Everlasting Secretaries, and in addition appoint new Everlasting Secretaries to drive the event course of.
Consistent with his dedication to Inside Income Era, he introduced that the Treasury Single Account, TSA, will likely be carried out within the State.