In order to ensure strict monitoring of the contractors, the governor has appointed Chief Felix Obuah as the administrator of waste management authority, who is to ensure that the state capital is clean within 72 hours.
Port Harcourt residents are worried over the stench from the garbage dumps in the state. This has got Snowview Nigeria Limited contractors working round the clock in order to beat the deadline given to them.
Garbage contractors in the state have been on strike due to the non-payment of their four months salaries by the previous administration.
Meanwhile, Wike with the backing of the Rivers state assembly to sacked the Chairman of the Rivers state Independent electoral Commission, RSIEC, Professor Augustin Ahiaozu and his six-man member Commission.