Rivers LG boss promises to tackle insecurity


Mr Sylvester Mgba, the newly appointed Caretaker Committee Chairman of Tai Area Council of Rivers,  has promised to tackle insecurity while  promoting  the welfare of the people.

Mgba told newsmen in Port Harcourt on Wednesday that he would ensure that Tai remained  peaceful and attractive for businesses to thrive.

He also emphasised that the welfare of the people would remain one of his administration’s priorities.

“We will take steps to ensure that our people are happy;  we will ensure that workers’ salaries are paid promptly,’’ he said.

The council boss also urged members of his team to demonstrate  commitment in the discharge of their duties to ensure the realisation of  set goals.

According to him, all efforts will be geared toward  the realisation of the goals  and  vision of the current administration in the state.

“We will have ourselves to blame if our people do not feel the touch of government while we are in charge;  so we must be committed,’’ he said.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Gov. Nyesom Wike  recently sacked four council  executives,  including  that of  Tai. (NAN)