The commission is to among other responsibilities investigate the immediate and remote causes of violence during the rerun polls in the state.
A statement released by the Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media, Simeon Nwakaudu, indicated that the constitution of the commission of inquiry was contained in a special government announcement signed by the Secretary to the Rivers State Government, Mr. Kenneth Kobani.
According to the announcement, the Judicial Commission of Inquiry has Justice Chinwendu Nwogu as Chairman while members are Mrs. Grace Akpughunum-Okwulehie, Prof. O.V.C. Okene and Sir Anthony Ozurumba.
Others are Rev. Canon Hossanna Nnaewi, Alphonso Sibi Esq (Chief State Counsel, Secretary) and C. B. Ekeh Esq. (Principal State Counsel, Legal Counsel).