The Rivers government has recovered about N1 billion in its ongoing staff verification, Gov. Nyesom Wike has said.
Speaking at the first Port Harcourt Chamber of Commerce Business Luncheon in Port Harcourt on Thursday, Wike said the recovery was achieved through the thoroughness of the verification.
Represented by his deputy, Dr Ipalibo Harry, the governor described the recovery as a good omen for the state, especially in the face of dwindling revenues.
He said that the government had also reduced its overhead expenditure […]