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BREAKING: Rivers assembly confirms new attorney-general and commissioner for justice

The Rivers State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed Danagogo Iboroma (SAN) as member of the state executive council.

Politics Nigeria understands that Iboroma will be replacing Professor Zaccheus Adangor who recently resigned as the State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice after he rejected his redeployment to the Ministry of Special Duties; Governor’s Office.

During the screening on Monday, May 13, Iboroma pledged to uphold the rule of law and serve the state diligently.

The event was the first legislative session since the election of new principal officers, and the Speaker, Victor Oko-Jumbo backed by lawmakers supporting Governor Fubara of Rivers State.

Also present during the screening were principal officers and former members of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

Speaking earlier, the Speaker commended Governor Siminalayi Fubara for providing an auditorium in the government house as a temporary chamber after the main complex of the state assembly was recently burnt down.

A motion was then moved by the leader, Sokari Goodboy, to adopt the auditorium as the new chamber, allowing the speaker to read Governor Fubara’s request for the screening and confirmation of 60-year-old Dagogo Iboroma as a commissioner in his cabinet.

With the matter of the day concluded, the Assembly immediately adopted a motion moved by the leader to adjourn sitting until Thursday, May 16.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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