Governor Siminalayi Fubara of Rivers State has approved the appointment of Ehie Edison, an ex-factional Speaker of the state House of Assembly, as his Chief Of Staff.
Edison is said to be inaugurated with some new appointees this morning.
The ex-factional speaker led four other members of the House in December 2023 when Fubara presented the state’s 2024 Appropriation Bill at the Government House.
In a letter signed by Dr Tammy Danagogo, the Secretary to the State Government, titled ‘Government Special Announcement,’ the governor also approved the appointments of five special advisers.
Read the statement, “His Excellency, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, GSSRS, the Governor of Rivers State, has approved the appointment of the underlisted as Chief of Staff and Special Adviser to the Rivers State Governor.”
The Special Advisers are Solomon Eke, Aminayanasa Fiberesima, Dr. Darlington Orji, Deeyah Bariene and Ohia Prince.
It added, “The newly appointed Chief of Staff and Special Advisers, alongside one guest each, are expected to be seated at the Executive Council Chambers of the Government House, Monday 29th January 2024, 10:30 a.m., for the swearing-in- ceremony by His Excellency, the Governor of Rivers State at 11:00 a.m.”