To ensure credibility and transparency in the appointment of Permanent Secretaries in the State, the Office of the Head of Service is organizing a Two-Day Refresher Course for substantive Directors in the State Public Service who have served for five years and above. A statement signed on behalf of the Head of Service by the Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare in the Office of the Head of Service, Mr. Lambert Ekwueme, indicates that the workshop, scheduled for Thursday 16th and Friday 17th May, 2013, would hold at the Main bowl of Alfred Diete-Spiff Civic Centre, Moscow Road, Port Harcourt at 10’o clock in the morning each day.
In a bid to improve health care, Rivers State Government is inviting stakeholders and the general public to the 11th State Council on the Health. The theme for this year is achieving results in health, while the sub themes includes, MDGs as revolutionary tools for health system development in Rivers State, human resources for health development and health financing.
Deputy Governor Rivers State Engr. Tele Ikuru addressing the protesting Rivers Women in PH.
Rivers State Governor, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, says he identifies with the women of the State for taking the crisis in the State to God for intervention. Governor Amaechi said this while addressing a mammoth crowd of women who thronged Government House gate, Port Harcourt to protest against the way the State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Joseph Mbu, is handling the political crisis rocking the State.
R-L Rev. Fr. Chris N. Anyakwe, Commissioner for Information and Communications, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari and Prof. Mrs. Bene Willie Abbey during the World Communications Day in PH.
Commissioner of Information and Communications, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari has stressed the need for the use of social networks to enhance good governance in the State. The Commissioner made this statement during the celebration of the World Communications Day with the theme: Social Network: Portals of Social Mobilization organized by the Ministry of Information and Communications. Mrs. Semenitari noted that the World Communications day is worth celebrating as the issues of communications are at the heart of good Governance and democracy.
Cross section of Participants at the workshop for health workers in Port Harcourt
Rivers State Primary Health Care Management Board says it would fashion an integrated approach to make a difference in tackling HIV/AIDS in the state. Executive Secretary of the Board Dr. Claribel Abam disclosed this at a workshop organised for health workers on HIV testing and counseling in Port Harcourt.