Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has appointed 28,000 special assistants for various political units ahead of the 2023 general elections.
This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday by the governor’s spokesman, Kelvin Ebiri.
According to the statement, the governor also earmarked N1 billion to support victims of flooding in the state.
Ebiri, stated that its for emergency relief measures to support flood victims in Ahoada West and Ogba/Egbema/ Ndoni local government areas (LGAs) of the state.
He said the gesture is “to enable vulnerable families, particularly in Ahoada West and Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni LGAs, which are the most impacted areas in the state, to cope with the devastating flood water which has inundated homes, farmlands and forced residents of affected communities to relocate to safer places”.