Rivers won’t succumb to secessionist agenda – Wike vows

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The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has said that his administration would not be intimidated into succumbing to secessionist agenda.

This is just as the governor condemned Friday night attacks on some police formations that led to the death of seven policemen across the state.

According to a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media, Kelvin Ebiri, the governor spoke after an emergency meeting of the Security Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday.

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The governor urged residents to remain calm, noting that the security council had adopted measures to avert unwarranted attacks and secure the state.

Wike restated 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.

The governor on behalf of the government of Rivers State expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the slain policemen and the Rivers State Police Command.

“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,” Wike said.

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