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Jonathan to chair Wike’s 2nd Term Inauguration 

By Emmanuel Serigbana

A Former President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan will chair the 2nd Term Inaugural Lecture as well as presentation of a book in honour of Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike by 10am on Monday May 27, 2019, at Dr Obi Wali International Conference Centre, Port Harcourt.

Prof. Anya O. Anya will deliver the lecture dubbed, “The imperatives of Peace-building in Post Democratic Elections in Nigeria”.

The Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Waziri Tambuwal will present the book titled “Excellence in Governance and Creativity: Legal Essays in Honour of His Excellency Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike CON, GSSRS, POS, Governor of Rivers State.

A statement issued yesterday in Port Harcourt, and made available to GbaramatuVoice by the Chairman of Media and Publicity Sub-Committee, Barr Emma Okah, has it that every logistics was being harnessed to make the inaugural lecture, book launch and other inaugural activities an epoch event.

However, the inaugural activities were slated to start on Thursday 23rd May, 2019, by 7pm.

At Sharks Stadium, on Friday 24th May, 2019, by 4pm, a novelty football match between Team Rivers State and Ex Nigerian Internationals will hold.

By 9am on Saturday 25th May, 2019, there will be a Thanksgiving Service at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium (formerly Liberation Stadium).

On Wednesday 29th May, 2019 at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, the swearing in ceremony of the Governor and his deputy will hold, while by 7pm, an inaugural banquet will follow later in the day at the Banquet Hall of Government House, Port Harcourt.

It was gathered that the State Government and the organizing committee have been working tirelessly to make the event a success.

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