The River State Governor, Nyesom Wike, will on Friday sign the official de-recognition of Sir Celestine Omehia as a former governor of the state.
Wike’s decision to sign the cancel the de-recognition of Omehia was contained in a statement issued by Wike’s media aide, Kelvin Ebiri and made available to newsmen in Port Harcourt on Thursday evening.
Recall that the Rivers State House of Assembly resolved to de-recognize Celestine during Thursday’s plenary.
The statement titled ‘Government Announcement read, “His Excellency Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, the Executive Governor of Rivers State, is to sign the instrument on cancellation of the recognition of Sir Celestine Omehia as a former governor of Rivers State.
“The cancellation of the recognition is sequel to the resolution of the Rivers State House of Assembly adopted on Thursday, 6th October 2022 to de-recognize Sir Celestine Omehia as a former governor of the State.
“The signing will take place in Government House, Port Harcourt on Friday, 7th October, 2022 by 12 noon.”