Wike Pledges N20m To Each Families Of Deceased Officers Killed By Suspected IPOB Members

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State

SAN FRANCISCO, October 29, THEWILL) Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike along with members of his Executive Council has paid a condolence visit to the Rivers State Police Command.

The Governor commiserated with the families of the officers recently killed by suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

Wike tasked the Command and other Security Agencies in the State “to stop at nothing until the perpetrators are arrested and brought to justice. He warned that IPOB has no place in Rivers State and as such must leave the State.”

The Governor, on behalf of the State Executive Council, pledged the sum of N20 million as support to each families of the deceased officers.

The Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan, on behalf of the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu and Officers and Men of the Command, thanked the Governor for his show of love and empathy to the families of the deceased Officers, noting that, “the money given to the widows will go a long way in assisting them to train their little children the officers left behind.”

The CP also assured the Governor that the Command under his watch will leave no stone unturned until the killers of the officers are arrested.

He maintained that security has been beefed up in Oyigbo Local Governor Area and adjoining Communities to guide against further breakdown of law and order. He equally extended the gratitude of the Command on the Governor’s promise of rebuilding all the Stations affected in attack.

Present at the visit were the widows of the deceased Officers namely; Mrs. Onah Mary, Mrs. Dubon Baridilo, Mrs. Ugochi Umunna and Mr. Hanosh Kilton, who represented Mrs. Blessing Ornan, said to be in Adamawa with her children.