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Wike sacks 3 LG chairs over illegal taxation

By Egufe Yafugborhi and Davies Iheamnachor
PORT HARCOURT: The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, over the weekend sacked three Caretaker Committee Chairmen in the state.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wik

This was disclosed in a statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the governor on Electronic Media.

Wike had approved the sack of the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Ikwerre Local Government Area, Chikwuemeka Best Bishop, Port Harcourt City Local Government Area, Obio/Akpor LGA, Mrs. Ozioma Amadi, and Ikwerre LGA, Chima Orlu.

The governor issued the sack to the three Caretaker Committee Chairmen for collecting illegal revenues from companies within the areas of their jurisdiction.

The statement noted that the sack of the three CTC Chairmen takes immediate effect.


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