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Sabotage: Why I Sacked Rivers Commissioner For Environment – Wike

A file picture of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike.


Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has defined why he sacked the State Commissioner for Environment, Igbiks Tamuno.

The governor whereas addressing journalists on the signing of contracts for the development of section one of many Trans-Kalabari street and the second section of the Saakpenwa-Bori-Kono street on the Government House on Wednesday stated the sacked commissioner violated the ethics of public service.

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Wike stated the Tamuno independently wrote to Julius Berger Nigeria Limited to cease work on the varied development websites within the state.

“I sacked the Commissioner yesterday, why? Because I saw sabotage. I don’t know how a Commissioner can write to a company to stop work without my approval. That Julius Berger should stop construction in the entire state. I have never seen something like that,” the governor lamented.

The Rivers State Commissioner for Environment was sacked on Tuesday with a directive to submit all authorities paperwork and property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, with no purpose given initially.

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