Below is the list of the new commissioners and their assigned portfolios:
1. Sir Sam Ejekwu – Transport
2. Hon Austin Ben-Chioma – Works
3.Barr. Sylvanus Nwankwo – Employment Generation and Econ. Development
4. Barr Osimah Gina – Physical Planning and Urban Development
5. Barr. Mrs. Inime Chiwenwo-Aguma – Social Welfare & Rehabilitations
6. Mrs Ifeoma Nwankpa – Commerce and Industry
7. Dr Peter Medee – Energy and Natural Resources
8. Dr Bariere Thomas – Special Duties
9. Dr Fred Kpakpol – Agriculture
10. Mr Paulinus Nsirim – Information & Communication
11. Elder Tasie Chinedu – Housing
12. Mr Rodaford Long-John – local Government Affairs
13. Prof Kaniye Ebeku – Education
The Governor charged the new Commissioners to always place the interest of Rivers State above all other considerations and be committed to deliver on the agenda of the state.
According to the statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr. Tammy Danagogo, the new commissioners are to resume duties immediately.