The Governor said the gesture was part of the stomach infrastructure he promised the state.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has increased the number of his special assistants to 200,000.
TheNation reported that the Governor made the announcement on Friday while inaugurating the last batch of the 100,000 appointees at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Omagwa in Ikwerre Local Government Area.
He said he decided to increase the number to accommodate more people, who had shown willingness to work for him.
The Governor, who said the gesture was part of the stomach infrastructure he promised the state, asked local government chairmen to return to their domains and identify more people for appointments.