Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has ordered the immediate termination of the State Taskforce on Illegal Street Trading, Motor Park’s and Markets, while it’s coordinator, Bright Amaewhiule, sacked
The dissolution of the task force contained in a ‘special government announcement’
issued by the State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Paulinus Nsirim, and made available to journalists on Tuesday.
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The statement read,
“His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, Governor of Rivers State has approved the dissolution
of the State Taskforce on Illegal Street Trading and Motor Parks with immediate effect.
“Consequently, the Special Assistant to the Governor in charge of the Task Force,
Mr. Bright Amaewhule relieved of his appointment.
“I hereby direct members of the Taskforce to return the operational vehicles
and Identity Cards of the body to the Office of the Secretary to State Government
not later than 4 p.m tomorrow, Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
“We will pay them their salaries as they return the vehicles and Identity Cards.
The government will reconstitute the Taskforce after proper orientation and training.”
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