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(By Chioma Peters)-The announcement of fourteen thousand (14,000) jobs for unemployed Rivers youths by Governor Ezenwo Nyesom Wike’s Commissioner for Education, Dr. Tamunosisi Gogo- Jaja, on Tuesday, has raised the hopes of thousands of the unemployed in Rivers State.

Besides, the assurance that the employment of  10,000 academic and 4, 000 non academic staff in the state’s junior and senior secondary schools would be concluded before the commencement of the next academic year in September makes the initiative more interesting, and timely, and applicants have been directed to apply online at: rivjobs.ng.

Observers say that, with this development, Governor Wike has proved once again, that he understands the feelings of the people and will always rise to the occasion by matching his words with action.

Before this job announcement, Governor Wike has offered scholarships to all Rivers students studying medicine in Nigeria, given automatic employment to all PhD graduands of Rivers origin at the last convocation of the Rivers State University, among other initiatives that are strengthening his connection with Rivers people.