New SUG Emerges In Rivpoly


A new Student Union Government (SUG) has emerged in the Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori with Comrade Michael Barigbon as president.
Comrade Barigbon, a HND 1 student of the Department ot Accountancy now takes over from the immediate past president of the SUG, Comrade Sampson Amehor.
The election of Comrade Barigbon, as the new SUG President, was well received by the students of the Polytechnic, including his former opponents during the election, who have resolved to work amicably with him in the interest of the entire students of the Polytechnic.
In his acceptance speech, shortly after being sworn-in as the new SUG President, Comrade Michael Barigbon thanked the entire students of the Polytechnic for the opportunity given’ him to serve and commended his former opponent during the election, Mr. Godswill Deewii for his spirit of sportsmanship and willingness, to work together with new SUG to achieve set goals.
The SUG President also said that he would strive to put the students of the Polytechnic on the continued path of academic excellence and a peaceful disposition and ensure a cult-free environment in the Polytechnic.
Comrade Michael Barigbon used the opportunity to thank the Government for the continued support of the Polytechnic and pledged the loyalty of the new SUG to the Management of the Polytechnic.
In his own speech at the swearing in ceremony, the Ag. Rector of the Polytechnic, Prof. T.G. Sokari, comrnended the new President and his former opponent for their maturity and the desire to work together as a team, irrespective of their differences during the election, and assured the students that the Management of the Polytechnic would continue to do its best in providing a conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning.
Other members of the new SUG, who were also sworn in, are Akpeghughu Gladys, Vice President, Abel Jumho Peace, Secretary General, Ogbo Kenneth, Assistant Secretary General and Nwokeoma Chinwe Financial Secretary. The other members are, Sampson Aniefiok, Director of Social, lkechukwu Irogu, Public Relations Officer, Udoma Ebatonfor, Welfare Secresatry, and Nwizuguru ThankGod, Director of Sports while Nwikue Faith E. is the Treasurer. The SUG also has a parliament headed by Hon. Ban Barielnen.