Governor Chibuike Amaechi has commended the Caretaker Committee Chairman of Obio/Akpor Local Government Council, Dr. Lawrence Chuku for meeting the needs of the people of the Area.
Governor Amaechi made the commendation during the handover of 22 units of 500KVA transformer and four 18-seater buses purchased by the Council to communities in the 17 wards of the Local Government Area at the Council Headquarter, Rumuodomanya recently.
Represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Chief Tony Okocha, the Governor noted that the gesture is to improve the living standard of the people, encourage the growth of businesses and step up power supply in the Area.
The State Commissioner for Health Dr. Tamunoiyoriari Parker has commended the Management of Multimesh Broadcasting Corporation, owners of Family Love FM Station for partnering with the Rivers State Government to sensitize residents on Ebola Virus Disease.
Health Commissioner Dr. Tamunoiyoriari Parker made this Commendation when he paid a courtesy call on the Management of the Station to thank them for the sensitization programmes embarked upon for the disseminated to assuage fears of the populace.
The International rating Agency-Standard and Poor’s recently released its annual rating report for 2014 and affirmed the ‘‘B’’ rating of Rivers State, with a long term ‘‘Stable’’ outlook.
This followed the annual rating meeting conducted in September 2014, by the firm in conjunction with the Rivers State Ministry of Finance.
It will be recalled that only last month the Fitch rating agency also affirm the BB- rating of the State (AA-National rating) with a long-term ‘‘Stable’’ outlook.
Rivers State Government has called on residents of the State to be on red alert over possible outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the State.
The State Chief Executive Rt. Hon. Chibuike Amaechi, who spoke through his Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tamunoiyoriari Parker made this call shortly after a thanksgiving service held at Assemblies of God Church in Mile 3 area of Port Harcourt the State capital.
The State Commissioner of Information and Communications, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari has urged members of the National Defence College to be patriotic.
The Commissioner made the call while addressing the 23rd set of Senior Military Officers including the Police Paramilitary and Civilian counterparts of the National Defence College Abuja during a courtesy visit in her office in Port Harcourt yesterday.
According to her “Nigeria is lucky to have a military with people who are quite honestly well trained and who are gentlemen who many times literally squeeze water out of stone in the attempt to guarantee the security of lives and property and therefore would ask our military to remain patriotic, and commit themselves to the ideals of higher service in the interest of the country”.