The Commissioner for Environment, Igbiks Tamuno has been fired by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Governor Nyesom Wike
He was sacked by Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, who directed the sacked commissioner to submit all government documents and properties in his possession to the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Environment.
The commissioner’s sack was contained in a statement issued by the special assistant to the governor on media, Kelvin Ebiri, on Tuesday.
Although no reason was given for Tamuno’s sacking, our correspondent learnt that the commissioner, who was presiding over a media conference on soot and air quality in the state, rushed out of the briefing and asked his Permanent Secretary to hold fort.