Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has formally restored all the entitlements and benefits of Sir Celestine Omehia as a former Governor of the state. Governor Wike on Thursday also formally reinstated the official portrait of Sir Celestine Omehia amongst the line up of former governors of Rivers State at the Government House, Port Harcourt Executive Council Chamber.
The governor said that the era of politics of bitterness in Rivers State was effectively over, noting that it was not right to personalise governance as was done by the immediate past administration. Responding, former Governor of Rivers State, Sir Celestine Omehia described Thursday as the most historic day of his political career. He said that the restoration of his rights as a former goveenor indicates that his dark political days are over.
Picture 1: Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike restoring former Governor Sir Celestine Omehia's Portrait as former governor among the portrait of former governors at the Executive Council Chamber of Government House, Port Harcourt
Simeon Nwakaudu, June 25, 2015. Government House, Port Harcourt.