The Rivers State Governor and visitor of the Rivers State University (RSU) Nyesom Ezewo Wike is reported to have sacked the Vice Chancellor of the University Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia.
Prof. Didia was appointed VC by Governor Wike on his first tenure as Governor of Rivers State.
In a statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dagogo Adonye Hart, said;
Also relieved of his appointment was the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Administration), Professor Magnus Oruwari.
Accordingly, Wike has approved the appointment of Professor Opuenebo B. Owei, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics) as the Acting Vice Chancellor of the Rivers State University.
The statement added that Wike has suspended the ongoing employment exercise at the university.
The statement added that a committee has been set up to investigate the employment exercise and report to the Rivers State Governor in two weeks.