The Executive Governor of Rivers Sate, Ezenwo Nyesom Wike, has approved the immediate appointment of His Royal Highness (HRH), Emir of Lafia, Sidi M. Bage as the new Chancellor of the Rivers State University (RSU), Port Harcourt.
Gov. Wike, who made the appointment due to the exercise of powers conferred on him by the Rivers State University Law, 2017, made it known that the appointment was with immediate effect.
In a statement released by the Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, stated that the appointment took immediate effect.
The Emir of Lafia, according to Gov. Wike, was selected for the prominent post due to his contribution in national development.