GOVERNOR WIKE PAYS CONDOLENCE VISIT TO THE RIVERS STATE POLICE COMMAND.
The Rivers State Police Command today played host to the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Chief (Barr) Ezenwo Nyesom Wike CON who led members of his Executive Council to register his heartfelt condolences to the Inspector General of Police, the Rivers State Police Command and the families of the Officers who lost their lives in the recent senseless and mindless attack by hoodlums suspected to be members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)
2. Commiserating with the families of the slain Officers, the Governor who was visibly worried over the sad incident, in the strongest terms, condemned the attack and tasked the Command and other security Agencies in the State to stop at nothing until the perpetrators are arrested and brought to justice, warning that IPOB has no place in Rivers State and as such must leave the State or else the full weight of the law will be brought to bear on them.
3. The Governor, on behalf of the State Executive Council promised to give to each of the families the sum of TWENTY MILLION NAIRA (#20,000,000.00) as part of Government’s support to ameliorate the pains occasioned by the death of their breadwinners.
4. Responding, the Commissioner of Police, CP Joseph G. Mukan psc (+) on behalf of the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Abubakar Adamu NPM mni, 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.
5. 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, while maintaining 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.
6. 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.
SP. NNAMDI OMONI
POLICE PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICER
FOR: COMMISSIONER OF POLICE
RIVERS STATE COMMAND