By Jimitota Onoyume
PORT HAR-COURT— Rivers State House of Assembly, yesterday, screened four persons to be appointed as commissioners. They are Mr Emmanuel Agumah, Dr Fred Kpakol, Mrs Onimim Briggs and Mr Emma Okah. The House also granted the governor’s request to appoint seven special advisers.
Thirty one lawmakers who were present also elected four principal officers. They are Amaewhule, Leader; Lolo Denabari, Deputy Leader; Evans Bipi, Chief Whip and Major Jack, Deputy Whip.
Speaker of the House, Ikuinyi Ibani, who presided over the session congratulated the newly elected officers, urging them to discharge their duties effectively. “In all our dealings, we must try to show a difference between then and now. I must try as much as possible to be just and fair,” he said.