History was made again in Rivers State as the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike sworn in 23 elected Local Government Chairmen on17th June, 2021.
The newly elected Chairmen were sworn in at the State Government House with lots of dignitaries present.
The Chairmen were advised by the Governor to stay in their Local Government Areas and justify the trust given to them by securing their people and having tangible projects and achievements while in office.
The full list of the LGA chairmen includes:
1. AbuaOdua- *Daniel Opelia* (returning)
2. Ahoada East- *Ben Eke* (returning)
3. Ahoada West- *Hope Ikiriko* (returning)
4. AkukuToru- *Rowland Sekibo* (returning)
5. Andoni- *Erastus Awortu* (new)
6.AsariToru- *Onengiye George* (new)
7. Bonny- *David Irimagha* (returning)
8. Degema- *Michael John Williams* (new)
9. Emohua- *Chidi Lloyd* (new)
10. Eleme- *Ollormate Obarilor* (new)
11. Etche- *Obinna Anyanwu* (returning)
12. Gokana- *Confidence Dekoo* (new)
13. Ikwerre- *Samuel Nwanosike* (returning)
14. Khana- *Thomas Bariere* (new).
15. Obio/Akpor – *Barr George T. Ariolu* (new).
16. Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni- *Vincent Nwaobakata* (new)
17. Ogu/Bolo- *Vincent Nemieboka* (new)
18. Okrika- *Akuro Tobin* (new)
19. Omuma- *Chisom Christian* (returning)
20. Opobo/Nkoro- *Enyiada Cookey-Gam* (new)
21. Oyigbo- *Okechukwu Akara*(new)
22. Port-Harcourt- *Allwell Ihunda* (new)
23. Tai- *Mbakpone Okpe* (new).