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Rivers assembly: Fubara, pro-Wike lawmakers clash over relocation

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The Rivers State Government and lawmakers loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, on Sunday disagreed over an executive order, which relocated the sitting of the state House of Assembly to the Auditorium of the Administrative  Block of the Government House, Port Harcourt.

The order, which was released by the state Governor, Siminalayi Fubara on Friday,  is contained in the state’s official Gazette, tagged Executive Order of the Rivers State Government 001-2023.

While the state Commissioner for Information and Communications, Joseph Johnson, insisted that Fubara had the power to relocate the state assembly, the pro-Wike lawmakers described the relocation as illegal.

As the governor and Wike’s loyalists disagreed on the Assembly relocation, the pro-Fubara lawmakers on Sunday invited  Danagogo Iboroma, SAN, for screening and confirmation on Monday as a member of the state executive

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