Fubara succeeds Wike, focuses on job creation, others

New Rivers Governor, Siminialayi Fubara and his Deputy, Prof. Ngozi Ordu, yesterday, took oath of office in Port Harcourt. The state Chief Judge, Justice Simeon Chibuzor Amadi, administered the oath at a ceremony held at Yakubu Gowon stadium.  CONTINUE READING>>>

This came shortly after the former governor, Nyesom Wike, handed over the flag of the state and a handover note to the new governor. Fubara, in his inaugural speech, stated his resolve to give attention to education and youths by creating jobs, empowerment programmes and allowing freedom to build sound and promising future.

Fubara said: “​We will not abandon our youths to their fate. We will continue prioritising education at all levels and empower our youths with relevant skills and opportunities to become economically active, productive and prosperous.  CONTINUE READING>>>

“We believe in the job creation capacity of small and medium enterprises. And so, we shall facilitate targeted access to low-interest funds for youth entrepreneurs to start or improve their businesses, earn decent incomes and generate employment for themselves and others.

“​ To our civil servants, I thank all of you for your invaluable contributions to the state’s progress over the years. We appreciate your indispensability and promise to meet all our obligations to you, including regular payment of wages, pensions, gratuity, training and promotions. All we ask is your continued patriotism, dedication, and enthusiasm in the execution of your official duties.”

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