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INSECURITY: Gov Wike launches ‘Operation Sting’



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The incumbent Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has officially launched ‘Operation Sting’ to tackle insecurity.

Wike, who officially launched the state security initiative on Friday at the Sharks Stadium, Port Harcourt, said his administration is ready to protect lives and property of residents in the state.

The governor who also noted that the policy would be extended to every part of the state, including the waterways, said there is no hiding place for them in the state.

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He said; “Operation Sting is our own specialized security initiative anchored on an integrated and coordinated approach fully funded by the Rivers state government to effectively tackle both the sources and drivers of insecurity.

“The operation is also to fight against every security threat to our state, our persons and our properties in other to create the right social environment to drive our development.

“Under Operation Sting we have taken concrete steps to strengthen the logistics and operational capability of the civil and armed security forces,” Wike added.

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