RIVPOLY BORI HAS NOW BEEN RENAME AS KEN SARO-WIWA POLYTECHNIC
The Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori, has been renamed after the late author and environmental rights activist from Ogoniland, Ken Saro-Wiwa, by the state governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.
According to a statement issued in Port Harcourt on Thursday, the Governor said that the renaming of the polytechnic was in honour of the late activist’s achievements and legacies.
He said Saro-Wiwa fought selflessly for the good of the society and humanity.
The governor explained that the former Ogoni leader and his achievement should not be consigned to oblivion, saying Saro-Wiwa was known and revered beyond the shores of Nigeria.