Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has with an immediate effect sacked the Vice-Chancellor of the Rivers State University, Prof. Blessing Chimezie Didia.
Naija News understands that the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Dagogo Adonye Hart made this known in a statement.
The statement by the Permanent Secretary also noted that Governor Wike also relieved the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration), Professor Magnus Oruwari of his duties.
In a swift replacement, The Rivers state Governor 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.