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Rivers: Hilda Dokubo heads Labour Party Steering Committee

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Labour Party (LP) has appointed veteran Nollywood actress, Hilda Dokubo as the head of three – member steering committee to oversee the affairs of the Rivers chapter of the party.

The Committee will be in office for one month, National Chairman of the Labour Party (LP) Julius Abure said while announcing the set up of the steering committee in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.

Other members of the Steering Committee are Pastor Philip Nyechi Loveday who is the Secretary, and Mr Gogo Wellington as Publicity Secretary.

The statement reads: “Following the expiration of the tenure of the 3-month Rivers State Labour Party Caretaker Committee headed by Mr Deinye Pepple and its subsequent dissolution by the appropriate authority, the National Chairman has set up a three-man Steering Committee to manage the affairs of the Labour Party in Rivers State for one month.

“The Steering Committee has Hilda Dokubo as Chairman, Pastor Philip Nyechi Loveday as Secretary, and Mr Gogo Wellington as Publicity Secretary.

“The immediate task of the Committee is to ensure the victory of the Gubernatorial Candidate of the Labour Party in Rivers State, Comrade Beatrice Itubo, and all our House of Assembly candidates in the March 18 election.

“The National Chairman enjoins all Obidients and Labour Party members to cooperate with them in the discharge of their duties to ensure the unity of all of us which will translate to our victory in the coming election.”