Amaechi Creates ‘Local Government’ For Non-Indigenes As Rivers APC Concludes LG Harmonisation Exercise
Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State, Governor Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi, has created what the State Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, Barr. Chuma Chinye, described as the 24th Local Government Area of Rivers State. The new ‘local government’ is the Non-Indigene political pressure Group (NIPPG) in APC Rivers which, according to Barr. Chinye, is to protect the political interests of the over 1.5 million non-indigenes residing in Rivers State. Hon. Commissioner Barr. Chinye the Political Leader of NIPPG, who hails from Delta State, affirmed the need to set up this structure – the first of its type in any part of Nigeria – saying that it is in keeping with the antecedents of Gov. Amaechi as a great leader whose patriotism is legendary and qualifies him as a true nationalist.