Checkpoint attacks: Wike orders security agencies to fish out killers
Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike has directed security agencies to arrest the gunmen, who attacked and killed their personnel along Omagwa/Isiokpo/Elele Owerri Road in Ikwerre LGA of the state.
The Governor, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, strongly condemned the barbaric and dastardly attack on security personnel.
The Governor said there was no justification for such a heinous and condemnable attack targeted against innocent security personnel on legitimate duty of protecting life and property in the state.
He said: “The Government of Rivers State is saddened by the unwarranted callous attack on security personnel. We offer our sympathies to the relatives of those who lost their lives in the attack.
“We condemn this heinous act, share the grief of the security agencies and convey our sincere condolences.”
The Governor, who charged the security agencies to be vigilant, said that the government and people of Rivers State stood in solidarity with security agencies at their trying time.