Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

 

(By Chris K. Amadi)-Governor Nyesom Wike has offered automatic employment to indigenes of Rivers State who graduated with Doctor of Philosophy at the convocation ceremony of the Rivers State University on Tuesday.

Governor Wike also announced scholarship for all the 25 Rivers indigenes who bagged First Class Degrees at the occasion, as well as scholarship to all Rivers indigenes studying medicine in recognised universities in Nigeria.

Furthermore, he approved the restoration of the multi-campus status of the Rivers State University in Emohua and Ahoada to widen educational opportunities, stressing that his support for the institution will be sustained.

In his address, Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof Blessing Didia, disclosed that 4536 students who satisfied the requirements of the institution graduated in first degrees, post graduate diplomas, masters and doctorate degrees categories.