Rivers: Full text of resolution released after Tinubu, Wike, Fubara’s meeting

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Key stakeholders in the crisis rocking Rivers State have agreed to sheath their swords and give peace a chance.

The stakeholders resolved to put aside their differences at a meeting President Bola Tinubu held with Governor Siminalayi Fubara, a former governor of the state, Peter Odili, and the immediate past Governor, Nyesom Wike, among others at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.

The resolution released Monday night was signed by by Fubara,  Wike; National Security Adviser, Nuhu Ribadu; Speaker, Rivers State Assembly, Martin Amaewhule; PDP Chairman, Rivers State, Aaron Chukwuemeka and APC Chairman, Rivers State, Tony Okocha.

The resolution said all matters instituted in the courts by the Rivers governor and his team in respect of the political crisis in the state shall be withdrawn immediately.

Also, all impeachment proceedings initiated against the Governor of Rivers State by the Rivers State House of Assembly should be dropped immediately.

Similarly, the leadership of the Rivers State House of Assembly as led by the Rt. Hon. Martin Amaewhule shall be recognised alongside the 27 members who resigned from the PDP.

Furthermore, the remunerations and benefits of all members of the Rivers State House of Assembly and their staff must be reinstated immediately and the Governor of Rivers State shall henceforth not interfere with the full funding of the Rivers State House of Assembly.

The Rivers State House of Assembly shall choose where they want to sit and conduct their legislative business without interference and/or hindrance from the Executive arm of government.

The Rivers governor shall re-present the state budget to a properly constituted Rivers State House of Assembly.

The names of all commissioners in the Rivers State Executive Council who resigned their appointments because of the political crisis in the state should be resubmitted to the House of Assembly for approval.

There should not be a caretaker committee for the local governments in Rivers State, while the dissolution of the Local Government administration is null and void and shall not be recognised.

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