Governor Wike Renames Rivers State Polytechnic To Saro Wiwa Polytechnic

The Governor of River State Nyesom Wike has renamed the Rivers State Polytechnic after the late author and environmental rights activist from Ogoniland, Ken Saro-Wiwa.

The institution henceforth will be known as Saro Wiwa Polytechnic.

According To the Governor this is to honour the legacies and achievements of the late activist.

In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Sir, Opunabo Inko-Tariah, the governor said:

“In honour of his monumental achievements and legacies, the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has renamed the Rivers State Polytechnic in Bori as Ken Ule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic.

“The memories of avatars like the late Saro-Wiwa, who fought selflessly for the betterment of society and humanity should not be consigned to oblivion, more so, when such personalities are revered beyond the shores of the country.”

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Comments (5)

5 years ago
Dats good
Esther odiba
5 years ago
hmmmmmm na wa oooo
5 years ago
ken saro wiwa(activist)???sounds familiar >>>>guess abacha crushed him and now pdp's wike wants applauds for dat
5 years ago
Wike has done proud of him
5 years ago
"Ahamafuna'',my name wil never go unremeber''.well done wike.

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