Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Saturday held an emergency meeting with security commanders in the state following Saturday’s killing of seven policemen by gunmen, declaring that the state will not succumb to any seccessionist agenda.
The Governor, in a statement by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, condemned the attack and called for calm among the people of the state.
According to Wike, no amount of intimidation or resort to barbaric attacks would make the state align with those bent on plunging Nigeria into another unwarranted crisis.
The Governor, in the statement expressed his deepest condolences to the families of the slain policemen and the Rivers State Police Command.
He said: “On behalf of the Government of Rivers State, I wish to offer our heartfelt condolences and express our deep sadness in the wake of these horrific attacks.”
Wike called on residents of Rivers State to be calm, as the Security Council had taken measures to secure the state,