Rivers can’t succumb to secessionist agenda, Wike says


Rivers can't succumb to secessionist agenda, Wike says
Governor Nyesom Wike of Cross River State.

By Davies Iheamnachor

The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has declared that his state will not be cowed into secessionist agenda.

This is just as Wike condemned the killings of seven police officers in the state.

The governor in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, after an emergency meeting of the Security Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday called for calm in the state.

Wike, who presided over the meeting, condemned the attacks by the unidentified armed assailants on some police formations.

He reiterated that no amount of intimidation or cruel resort to barbaric attacks will make the State succumb to the secessionist agenda of those who are bent on plunging Nigeria into another unwarranted crisis.

However, Wike, on behalf of the Government of Rivers State expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the Policemen and the Rivers State Police Command.

The governor said: “On behalf of the Government of Rivers State, I wish to offer our heartfelt condolences and express our deep sadness in the wake of these horrific attacks.”

Governor Wike urged residents of Rivers State to be calm, as the Security Council has taken measures to secure the State, he tasked residents to be vigilant and report any suspicious movement or persons to security agents.

Vanguard News Nigeria

All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from VANGUARD NEWS.

Source link

Continue Reading

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Back to top button

Adblock Detected

Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker

Refresh Page