Austin Tam-George is the Rivers State Commissioner of Information and Communications. He is also the Executive Director of the Institute of Communication and Corporate Studies.
Austin Tam-George Wikipedia
Tam-George received his PhD from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa and attended the IESE Business School in Barcelona, where he studied communication and institutional leadership.
As an academic, he taught at Pan-African University in Nigeria and at University of Cape Town where he was an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Research Fellow.
In 2008, he worked as research consultant to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development in its good governance monitoring projects across Africa.
On 9 December 2015, the House of Assembly voted unanimously to confirm Tam-George as Governor Wike's choice to succeed Ibim Semenitari as the Commissioner of Information and Communications. On 18 December 2015, he was officially sworn into office.