The Government of Rivers State will on Tuesday, 29th May 2018, confer honour on a few individuals who have done the State proud in several sectors, among them the Chairman of the Rivers State Football Association and Member of the NFF Executive Committee, Barrister Chris Green, KSC.
Green, a former Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee and also former Member of the CAF Disciplinary Committee, is one of only four personalities to be decorated with the Governor’s Medal of Service by Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike. Others are the President of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria, Mr. Honour Sirawoo, Mr. Boma Erekosima and Mr. Jonathan Adagogo Green.
A dozen individuals, led by Prince Uche Secondus, will be honoured with the Distinguished Service Star of Rivers State, while one person will receive the Rivers State Merit Award. The event will hold at the mainbowl of the Alfred Diette-Spiff Civic Centre, Port Harcourt as from 4.30pm on Tuesday.
Green, a one-time secretary of the heart-throb of Rivers State ball fans, Sharks FC and who also served as Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Rivers State, is a ranking Member of the NFF Executive Committee and currently Chairman of the Players’ Status Committee.