Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has directed the governing councils and heads of State-Owned Tertiary Institutions to set up committees to investigate reported cases of sexual harassment and sorting against lecturers.
This decision was reached after a meeting the Rivers State Governor held with the chairmen of the Governing Councils, Vice Chancellors, Rectors and Provosts of State-Owned Tertiary Institutions at the Government House Port Harcourt.
A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor on Electronic Media noted that the institutions involved include: Rivers State University, Ignatius Ajuru University of Education, Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic, Bori, Captain Elechi Amadi Polytechnic, Port Harcourt, Rivers State College of Health Science and Technology and Rivers State School of Nursing.
The Statement added that all the affected institutions are expected to report back to the governor on the outcome of their investigations.
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