Four commissioners have resigned their positions in the Rivers State executive council.
According to Daily Trust, they are the Commissioner for Works and staunch loyalist of former governor Nyesom Wike, Dr George-Kelly Alabo, and his counterpart in the Ministry of Social welfare and Rehabilitation, Mrs Inime Chinwenwo-Aguma.
In the letter dated December 14 and addressed to Governor Siminalayi Fubara through the Secretary to the State Government, Alabo, who served as Wike’s Works Commissioner, said he resigned based on the dictates of his conscience.
In the letter titled, ‘Resignation as Honourable Commissioner For Works, Rivers State, he wrote, “My decision to resign is anchored on my conscience, personal philosophy, and professional ethics. This decision was taken after deep introspection.”
On her part, the Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation, Inime Chinwenwo-Aguma cited “personal” reasons for her resignation from the cabinet and wished the current administration well.
The Finance Commissioner Isaac Kamalu also pulled out of the cabinet on Thursday.
“I hereby inform you of my immediate resignation as Commissioner of Finance, Rivers State with effect from the date stated above,” he said in his letter. “I thank you for the opportunity granted me to serve our dear State under your administration.”
In his resignation earlier in the day, Adangor said the move was based “purely on personal decision”.