23-year-old Samuel Dumebi Okonta, a graduate of Political Science from Ambrose Ali University, who was murdered in cold blood on the night of the rerun elections in Rivers State, will be immortalized, Gov. Wike has said. Okonta was trailed by political thugs, after he had submitted the election results that night, and shot dead.
Speaking at the Rivers State National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, Headquarters in Port Harcourt, today, Gov. Wike also announced an increment in the monthly allowance of corps members serving outside Port Harcourt from N10,000 to N15,000.
He also increased the state monthly allowance of corps members serving in Port Harcourt from N5,000 to N10,000. He said that the Rivers State Government will take care of the family of the late corps member