Rivers State Governor and Visitor of the Rivers State University, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has relieved the Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University , Prof Blessing Chimezie Didia of his appointment with immediate effect.
Also relieved of his appointment is the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Magnus Oruwari.
According to Rivers State Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education Dagogo Adonye Hart, Governor Wike has according approved the appointment of Professor Opuenebo B. Owei, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University.
The Statement added that Governor Wike has suspended the ongoing employment exercise at the university.
Furthermore, a committee has been set up to investigate the employment exercise and report to the Rivers State Governor in two weeks.
You will recall that Governor Wike, following the recent cult activities and ‘sorting‘ in the institution was on Tuesday 30th July, 2019 issued a query to the sacked Vice Chancellor.