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Governor Nyesom Wike (Photo credit: Govt House)

The Governor of River State, Nyesom Wike on Saturday has sacked the Vice-Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia with immediate effect.

Concise News gathered in a statement issued by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dagogo Adonye Hart, that the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) of the university, Magnus Oruwari was also relieved of his appointment.

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According to the statement, Wike has approved the appointment of Professor Opuenebo B. Owei, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics) as the Acting Vice-Chancellor of  Rivers State University.

The statement added that Wike has suspended the ongoing employment exercise at the university and a committee has been set up to investigate the employment exercise and report to the Rivers State Governor in two weeks.