Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has overturned the sack of the Managing Directors of Rivers State television and radio stations.
Naija News understands that the state governor rescinded his decision after intervention and plea from the Chairman of Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON), Mr John Momoh (OON), during a meeting with the governor on the sidelines of the General Assembly of BON in Portharcourt, the Rivers State Capital.
Wike overturns sack of Rivers Broadcast Stations’ MDs after BON intervenes
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has overturned the sack of the Managing Directors of Rivers State television and radio stations. The state governor rescinded his decision after https://t.co/mEBUDmGv2E pic.twitter.com/jcq9JChp7o
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Mr Momoh, who is also the Chairman, Channels Media Group, while pleading on behalf of the Directors explained that although their absence from the meeting is inexcusable, he believes the sacked MD’s must have learned their lessons.
Governor Wike in response said he believes erring officials deserve to be disciplined but because of the plea of the BON Chairman, he will temper justice with mercy.
Recall Naija News earlier published Governor Wike’s decision to sack the media bosses, criticizing them for failure to carry out assigned duties.