9th May, 2016
PRESS RELEASE by The Rivers State Commissioner of Sports, Hon. Boma Iyaye.
In recognition of the brilliant performance by Rivers United Football Club in the ongoing Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), especially in their recent away win in Warri, Delta State, His Excellency, the Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has approved the immediate payment of the Sign-On Fees for the 2013/2014 football season owed them by the previous administration.
While addressing the players & officials of the team on their arrival from Warrri, the Commissioner urged them to reciprocate the gesture of the Governor by winning the league this 2015/2016 Football Season.
Signed: Hon. Boma Iyaye
Commissioner of Sports.