Tinubu names Wike’s loylist, Emeka Woke as CEO of Ogun-Osun River Basin

The Ogun-Osun River Basin Development Authority has named Mr. Chukwuemeka Woke, a supporter of Nyesom Wike, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), as its Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.

When Wike was the governor of Rivers State, Woke was the chief of staff at Government House in Port Harcourt. In addition, he was the commissioner for Special Duties under Siminalayi Fubara, Wike’s successor, and the chairman of the Emohua Local Government Area in Rivers.

However, he was among the commissioners who quit Fubara’s cabinet when the governor fell out with his predecessor.However, unlike the other commissioners, he did not return to Fubara’s cabinet after the peace deal brokered by the President between the Governor and Wike.

His new appointment was announced in a statement by Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to President Tinubu on Media and Publicity, on Thursday in Abuja
Ngelale said that the appointee is a seasoned engineer and politician.

He said that the president expected the new appointee to discharge his duties with integrity and in conformity with the highest standards of transparency.

Ngelale added that Tinubu directed Woke to harness and develop the water resource potential of the area as well as ensure that the Authority becomes a channel for holistic and integrated industrial, agricultural, and community development.

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