Rivers State Government has launched the 2014 edition of the special package of compendium of business – Yellow Page directory in the State to make information accessible and available.
Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Mr. Chima Chinye during the Public Presentation of the compendium at the Atlantic Hall, Hotel Presidential Port Harcourt said, “the Yellow Pages will provide information to both the organized private sector and the general public.”
Mr. Chinye stated that the Yellow Pages directory was packaged to enable everyone have access to their customers, adding that it will also serve as easy data flow irrespective of the geographic location in the State.
He pointed out that, the Yellow Pages can be easily accessed, saying that companies are grouped together alphabetically under subject classification, identified suppliers quality of service, brand names etc.
The Deputy Leader, Rivers State House of Assembly, Hon. Nname Ewor, has reiterated the commitment of the Assembly to making laws that will stand the test of time.
Hon. Ewor stated this during the public hearing on a Bill to regulate outdoor, signage, Hoarding and Advertisement in the State.
The Deputy leader who is also the Chairman of the Ad-Hoc Committee handling the Bill urged all those that made presentations to submit their memoranda within two weeks to ensure speedy passage of the Bill.
The State Governor, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, has urged the people of Omuma Local Government Area to go round and ensure that they collect their permanent voters card, while those who did not register in the last voter’s card registration exercise should also do so from Monday December 1st.
Governor Amaechi stated this at Umunachi when he paid a courtesy visit to the Palace of Onyeisi Agwuru of Omuma, Eze Monday Ojiegbe.
The Governor who used the forum to direct Omuma caretaker committee Chairman, Hon. Emeka Nwogu to purchase a bus for Omuma Area Council of traditional rulers and Chiefs, said that the only way Omuma people could be liberated from underdevelopment was to massively vote for All Progressive Congress (APC) in the coming general elections.
Rivers State Government has confirmed a drop in the prevalence rate of HIV AIDS in the State.
Health Commissioner Dr. Tamunoiyoriari Parker stated this in a Radio/Television Broadcast to commemorate the 2014 World Aids Day in Port Harcourt, South-South Nigeria.
According to him the UNAIDS SPECTRUM Analysis for Rivers State estimates that the current State population prevalence is about 2.93 per cent for the year 2014.” This drop in prevalence is attributable to the various control programmes instituted by the Governor-Amaechi’s led administration” he said.
The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed seven nominees to serve as Care-Taker Committee members in Degema Local Government Council.
The nominees are Hon. Daddy Ibigoni Pokima as the Chairman, Barr. Ibiyekoroma Max Alalibo, Mrs. Dora Oloko Senibo, Mr. Prince Amabibi Hornby as members.