The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications in the government of Governor Nyesome Wike, Mr. Austin Tam George has resigned his appointment. Mr. Tam-George wrote in his letter of resignation “I wish to resign my appointment as Commissioner for Information and Communication with effect from today, June 23, 2017. “I have handed over officially to the Director of Administration of the Ministry.” “Thank for the opportunity to serve the state,” he added.
Recall that just yesterday, Wike sacked his Commissioner of Works, Mr. Bathuel Harrison and the sacking was with immediate effect. The Works commissioner’s sacking was contained in a press statement released by the media aide on electronics to the governor, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu.
The statement had said that the “Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has relieved the State Commissioner of Works, Mr. Bathuel Harrison of his appointment with immediate effect. The former commissioner has been directed to hand over to the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works.”