Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom will today in Port Harcourt receive one of the highest honours in Rivers State.
The award which is called ‘Grand Service Star of Rivers State (GSSRS)’ will be presented to Governor Ortom by Governor Nyesom Wike.
Speaking at a function yesterday on the choice of Governor Ortom for the honour, Governor Wike described the Benue State Governor as a true friend of Rivers people who is trustworthy and dependable.
The award ceremony is scheduled to take place at Government House, Port Harcourt this afternoon.
In other news – Nigeria to put an end on English language teaching in primary schools
Nigeria has announced a policy aimed at promoting the teaching of primary school pupils in local languages rather than in English.
The new framework known as the National Language Policy had been approved for implementation, education minister Adamu Adamu told journalists on Wednesday (November 30). Learn more