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RIVERS: Fubara, Odu sworn in as governor, deputy

THE Rivers State Governor, Sir Siminialayi Fubara and his Deputy Governor Prof Ngozi Ordu were sworn in today shortly after taking the oath of office.

Fubara was sworn in immediately after Rivers State Chief Judge, Justice Simeon Amadi at Yakubu Gowon Sports Stadium in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital at exactly 12 noon.

When invited to the rostrum to speak, the immediate past governor, Nyesom Wike, while addressing his successor is quoted to have said: “Your Excellency, the new governor of Rivers State, I hand over the state flag and the handover notes to the governor of Rivers State.”

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