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    Wike Orders Audit of 23 LG Councils In Rivers • As Governors Reject Financial Autonomy For LGs, Write Buhari

    The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Chief (Barr.) Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has inaugurated a seven-man Committee to audit the financial transactions of the 23 Local Government Councils in Rivers State from May 2018 to May 2019. The Membership of the Committee are: Her Excellency, Dr. Ipalibo Harry Banigo (Chairman); Attorney General and Commissioner for Ministry of Justice, Dr. Zaccheus Adango, former Commissioner for Budget & Economic Planning, Hon. (Barr.) Isaac Kamalu. Others are: Mrs Bunmi Akaakar, former Commissioner of Education, Rivers State, Prof. Kaniye Ebeku, former Commissioner for Social Works, Mrs Inime Aguma and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, Secretary. Observes are of the view that the…