Rivers State Government Renames State Polytechnic After Ken Saro-Wiwa

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Rivers state governor, Nyesom Wike has renamed the Rivers state Polytechnic after late author and environmental rights activist, late Ken Saro-Wiwa. In a statement released yesterday July 9th and signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Opunabo Inko-Tariah, Governor Wike said the school is being re-named after the late activist because of his achievements and legacies

“In honour of his monumental achievements and legacies, the Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has renamed the Rivers State Polytechnic in Bori as Ken Ule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic. The memories of avatars like the late Saro-Wiwa, who fought selflessly for the betterment of society and humanity, should not be consigned to oblivion, more so, when such personalities are revered beyond the shores of the country,” he said

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