Rivers State Governor, Governor Wike has again directed the Governing Council of the Rivers State University to continue with the suspended RSU Employment Exercise for academic and non academic staff.
On the Commissioning of the Rivers State University Students Union Building on Monday at the school premises, Governor Wike said that he was compelled to suspend the exercise because of the negative issues that bedevilled it.
According to Wike, “I suspended the process for the employment exercise due to the issues that emanated from it. The committee that I set up to investigate the process has turned in its report.
Wike stated, “I am satisfied with the report of the committee. Therefore, I have informed the Pro-Chancellor to go ahead with the employment exercise “.
The executive Governor said not like other leaders, he has never interfered with admission and employment processes of any institution in the state. He said his transparent approach to administration gives him the moral power to discipline erring officials.
According to a statement signed by Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, Governor Wike approved the construction of an ultra-modern Senate Building for the Rivers State University. He said that if the Pro-Chancellor and Acting Vice Chancellor make the design available on time, the building would be completed by the first anniversary of his second term.
Wike demanded on the Students Union Leadership to use the new facility to fight cultism, harrassment of female students and examination malpractices.
The Rivers State Governor, Governor Wike urged the Acting Vice Chancellor to be firm and ensure that the University continues to move forward.
The Pro-Chancellor,Justice Iche Ndu said the completion of the Students Unions Building is the sixth major project completed by Governor Wike in the institution.
Justice Ndu assured the Rivers State Governor that the Governing Council and Management of the institution will work towards making the State University, a world class institution.
The Pro-Chancellor admonished the students to use the new building to fight vices. He said that the University should be a centre of learning.
The Acting Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Professor Opuenebo described the delivery of fbe building as a milestone in the annals of students unionism.
According to Prof. Opuenebo, “this is a milestone in the annals of students unionism. It gives the students a sense of belonging as major stakeholders “.
Permanent Secretary of Bureau of Special Projects, Mr Sunday Okere in his statement said the magnificent building was constructed and equipped by Governor Wike.
The president, Students Union Government of the Rivers State University, Comrade Precious Pepple stated that Rivers people re-elected Governor Wike because they want him to execute more projects for them.
Also featured in the event was the presentation of an Appreciation Award to the Rivers State Governor by President National Union of Rivers State Students, NURSS, Comrade Patrick Ogbuehi.
True Blue Reporters recall that Governor Wike had suspended the RSU Employment processes in the Rivers State University and Sacked the Vice Chancellor Professor Didia after over 5000 persons had applied for a job vacancy of 300 chances in the University.