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PORT HARCOURT (Sundiata Post) – Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Wike has declared that appointments into his administration was a call to service, which must never be abused by those privileged to be given the opportunity.
Speaking after swearing in three  special advisers and two Local Government caretaker committee chairmen on Friday at the Government House, Port Harcourt, Wike said government officials who failed to live up would be shown the way out.

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike swearing in three additional special advisers at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday .
Rivers State Governor Wike swearing in two caretaker committee chairmen of Khana LGA and Opobo/ Nkoro LGA on Friday at the Government House, Port Harcourt.

He said: “Your appointment is a call to service and not an opportunity to make money. Your should see this appoitment as an opportunity to serve the state,  not to serve yourselves.
“All my actions are aimed at improving the state. You should be loyal to this government as nobody influenced me to appoint you.”
He said that as a politician,  he consults widely, but that nobody could dictate to him.
He particularly charged the Caretaker Committee Chairmen of Khana Local Government Area and that of Opobo/Nkoro Local Government to work towards improving security and enhancing environmental sanitation.
He urged the Khana Caretaker LGA chairman to sustain the reduction of kidnapping,  which was attained by his predecessor in the area.
The governor charged the appointees to shun corruption,  adding that any official found to be corrupt would be handed over to anti-corruption agencies.
He told the appointees that they were not appointed to enrich themselves,  as his administration would not tolerate the mismanagement of scarce resources.

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Those sworn-in as special  advisers  are Mr. Harvey Ideozu,  Hon. Chris  Berewari and Mr Ken Chinda. The two LGA caretaker committee chairmen  sworn in include Mr Tambari Sydney Gbara of Khana LGA and Mr Dagogo Eli Legg-Jack of Opobo/Nkoro LGA.

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