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Rivers Rerun: My Security Withdrawn, Wike Cries Out

With just about two weeks to the December 10 rerun legislative elections in Rivers State, Governor Nyesom Wike, has cried out that the State Commissioner of Police, Francis Odesanya, has withdrawn majority of  his police security details.

But the state police command has swiftly denied the allegation, describing it as untrue.

Flagging off the reconstruction of the Igbo-Etche Road yesterday, Wike said there was a deliberate attempt by the state police command to reduce the number of security personnel attached to him. He however said the security infraction orchestrated to intimidate him would not succeed.

He said: “As I speak to you, the Commissioner of Police has withdrawn the security around me. It is God that will protect me. As a governor, the Commissioner of Police has the effrontery to withdraw my security. There is no limit to this kind of intimidation and impunity.”

Thisday, November 26

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