• Health,  Local News

    Wike Inaugurates Technical Committee To Address Soot

    In a move to resolve the soot challenge facing Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated the Technical Committee for the implementation of the Recommendations of the Rivers State Government Report on Soot. Inaugurating the committee on Monday, Governor Wike directed the State Head of Service to also invite the Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy and the Nigerian Police to participate in the implementation committee. Governor Wike said that his Administration is committed to addressing the environmental and health issues raised by the presence of soot. He said: “I have told the chairman of the Technical Committee to ensure that everybody gets the report for the committee to quickly act…

  • Health,  National News

    Justice Wike Advocates For Intensive Breast feeding Education

    The Wife of the State Chief Executive Hon. Justice Eberechi Suzzette Nyesom Wike has advocated for more intensive breast feeding lessons during antenatal visits to hospitals. Justice Wike stated this during a Two-Day Advocacy and Sensitization Meeting with Women Policy Makers and Wives of Political Leaders on Breast Feeding and the International Code of Breast Milk Substitutes in Rivers State. Justice Wike while speaking at the event held at the NBA House in Port Harcourt expressed the desire to hit 100% of the WHO target of exclusive breast feeding for Rivers State. She described breast milk as a baby’s first vaccine, noting that children who are breast fed properly do…