The Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Hon. Joe Poroma has called on administrators and managers of orphanages to provide good nutrition for children for healthy living.
Hon. Poroma made the call yesterday at a one day workshop on nutrition for administrators and managers of orphanages in the state organised by Nestle Nigerian PLC in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation at the conference hall of the Head of Service office in Port Harcourt.
The Commissioner said ``if you feed the children under your care well, they will grow up to become better adults tomorrow`` adding that the lives of these kids are in your hands to care and nurture.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Women Affairs, Dr. Justina Jumbo has called for inputs and ideas from staff to aid the performance of the ministry in the improvement of lives of women and the girl child.
Dr. Jumbo made the call during her maiden meeting with directors and staff of the ministry.
Directors and senior staff heading departments in the Rivers state Ministry of Women Affairs have been charged to groom staff in their departments to ensure continuity and smooth running of the departments even after they are retired.
The Permanent secretary, Dr. Justina Jumbo gave the charge during a meeting she had with Heads of Departments and staff of the ministry recently, “Directors and senior staff must groom those who will be taking over from them, you must teach your subordinates, because that is what makes you a good leader or director, “she said.
Akuku-Toru Local Government Caretaker Committee (CTC) Chairman, Mr. Fenibo Jack has assigned portfolios to members of the recently inaugurated Committee of the Council.
Mr. Jack assigned portfolios to them during a press conference at the Council Secretariat in Abonnema the Council headquarters.
The CTC Chairman also announced the appointment of other political aides who will assist him to run the affairs of the administration.
He urged them to see their appointments as a call to service, rather than personal enrichment.
He advised them to give him the necessary support, as to take Akuku-Toru to the next level within the short period of his administration, as well as to ensure total victory for the All Progressive Congress (APC) in the area.
Players of Dolphins Football Club, led by their captain Sunday Rotimi have tendered an apology to the club management, people of Rivers State and Nigerians.
The apology was rendered in Port Harcourt recently on behalf of the players by Captain Sunday Rotimi for their failure to travel on time for a CAF Confederation game scheduled for Saturday 14th March 2015, in Tunisia.
According to him, they had a problem with their travelling allowance, that made the team miss its flight to Lagos, then Tunis and was walked over by the time they got to the stadium.