By Okafor Ofiebor

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has lost his Special Assistant on Electronic Media, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, who also doubled as his Chief Press Secretary, CPS.

In a statement signed by Paulinus Nsirim, Commissioner for Information and Communications, Wike described late Nwakaudu as a loyal and dedicated professional who contributed immensely to the implementation of the the new Rivers vision.

The governor on behalf of his family, the government and good people of the State condoled with the bereaved family.

He prayed God to grant them the fortitude to bear the great loss.

Nwakaudu died on Sunday at the Rivers State University Teaching Hospital (RSUTH) after a brief illness.

He was no doubt a tireless prolific Chronicler of activities involving the Governor.

He was reporters’ delight because his promptness in crafting reports of events, involving the Governor and his press statements were writers’ choice.