By Mike Odiegwu, Port Harcourt
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has accredited the employment of 5000 youths into the state’s civil service and ordered civil servants from grade one to 10 to renew work.
The governor additionally effected minor cupboard reshuffle in the course of the state’s Govt Council assembly on the Authorities Home, Port Harcourt, on Wednesday.
Talking after the assembly, the Commissioner for Employment Era and Empowerment, Mr. Sylvanus Nwankwo mentioned the youths to be employed should not be greater than 35 years.
He mentioned there have been current vacancies within the civil service for engineers, attorneys, medical medical doctors, technicians and different fields.
In his remarks, the Commissioner for Data and Communications, Paulinus Nsirim mentioned the recruitment drive undertaken by the Wike’s administration would cushion the employment hole within the state.
Nsirim additionally mentioned the council directed civil servants, who had been requested to remain again at dwelling in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, to renew work on November 2and.
He mentioned: “Civil servants on grade degree 1 to 10 who’ve been at dwelling due to COVID-19 pandemic lockdown are to renew work Monday November 2nd 2020.
Equally, bars which have been closed down since COVID-19 lockdown are to open, whereas night time golf equipment will stay closed.”
He mentioned the federal government accredited a minor cupboard reshuffle shifting the Commissioner for Chieftaincy and Group Affairs to the Ministry of Works.
He mentioned the present Commissioner for Works would henceforth head the Ministry of City Improvement and Bodily Planning, whereas the commissioner he changed would transfer to the Ministry of Transport.
Nsirim mentioned that the present Commissioner for Transport could be in control of the Ministry of Chieftaincy and Group Affairs.
He mentioned the council determined that the Rebisi Flyover could be inaugurated on seventh November, 2020 by the Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola (SAN).
On his half, the Commissioner for Youths, Prince Ohia mentioned the council approval for the employment of 5000 youths confirmed that governor Wike is youth pleasant.