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Former Rivers State governor, Rotimi Amaechi was finally screened by the Nigerian Senate today (Thursday), becoming the 20th ministerial appointee to undergo the process. He was screened alongside Heineken Lokpobiri, Claudius Omoleye Daramola, Prof. Adewole Isaac, Shehuri Mustapha and Ocholi James. As cited by The Nation, highlights of his screening include the following statements:
  • My administration worked to restore the old glory of Port Harcourt
  • Rivers State was the first state to introduce Fiscal Responsibility Law.
  • My administration redefined governance and repositioned Rivers State.
  • Governors’ Forum acts as check to FG’s excesses.

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This article was first published on 22nd October 2015


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