The Rivers State House of Assembly has promised to intervene in the face-off between the Asssociation of Medical Laboratory in the state and the Rivers State Teaching Hospital. Speaker of the state House of Assembly Rt. Hon. Ikunyi Ibani disclosed this in a statement in Port Harcourt over the weekend. He said the health sector in the state shouldn't be engulfed in any crises owing to the huge investment in the sector by the state Government. Ikunyi Ibani said the house committees on Health, Education and and Public Complaints will look into the matter with a view to finding a lasting solution to the problem. The Association had few days protested to the state assembly over what they termed encroachment by the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital.

Rivers Assembly Speaker lauds Wike

Rivers State

The Speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly, Ikunyi Ibani has commended Governor Nyesom Wike over what he termed the judicious use of the budget passed by the state Assembly.

The Speaker made this known yesterday at the sitting of the House to mark the end of the first year of the ninth Assembly. Ikunyi who praised lawmakers and staff for their commitment and resilience noted that the house has passed 14 bills in its first year at the ninth Assembly.

The Speaker assured that the house will not relent in effective representation of Rivers people as lawmakers are committed to the course.

Leader of the House, Martin Amawhule in his remark said Rivers people should expect more from members of the house in the coming years. He commended the state governor for achievements recorded by his administration so far.  Amawhule noted that under Gov. Wike the state is moving forward. The House adjourned sitting to the 9th of June 2020.

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