Wike made the call in a statement signed by Kelvin Ebiri, his Special Assistant on Media, in Port Harcourt on Friday.
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Wike made the remark at the commission of the barracks of the Special Protection Unit of the Nigeria Police in the state.
The Governor also said the nation’s judiciary had succumbed to intimidation because its judges abandoned their responsibilities out of fear and wondered what the future held for ordinary people.
Both are currently, subjects of raging legal tussles between some states and the Federal Government.
The Governor spoke at a stakeholders’ meeting in Port Harcourt, the state capital, while addressing business owners.
Secondus had been having a running battle with Governor Nyesom Wike who ensured that he was elected as the chairman of the PDP.
Wike’s sudden appearance at the meeting must have unsettled the meeting as Governors are not members of the BoT and do not attend the party’s BoT meetings.
The measure followed a letter from Governor Nyesom Wike to the House requesting the ban on services of middlemen or contractors in matters pertaining to government revenue collection.
On June 5, Wike committed the amount during the unveiling of construction of two hostel blocks and a 1,500-seat auditorium in the law school.
Emefiele made the call in Port-Harcourt on Thursday, May 27, 2021 at the launch of the Rivers Cassava Processing Company Limited, which is designed to support improved production and processing of cassava into high quality flour in Rivers State.
The governor said NIMASA’s plan for sustainable use of Nigeria’s abundant maritime resources was in line with the country’s economic diversification drive.
Wike who presided over an emergency meeting of the Security Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Saturday, condemned the attacks by unidentified armed assailants on some police formations on Friday night.
At the Elimgbu Police Station, three policemen were feared killed, while two were feared killed at the Divisional Police Headquarters in Rumuji.
The call was contained in a statement issued by IPMAN’s state Chairman, Joseph Obele, and made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Port Harcourt.
Governor Nyesom Wike, in a statewide broadcast, said the decision to impose the on the entire State was taken after an exhaustive deliberation by the State Security Council at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday.
Wike made the call when Uchechukwu Ogah, the Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, paid him a courtesy visit at the Government House in Port Harcourt.
He said he is too sure political forces will come after him because of his strong views on issues.
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that armed Police personnel mounted roadblocks at Mile 3, UST Roundabout Police Station and other strategic points in the Port Harcourt metropolis as early as 8am on election day.
Wike spoke on Wednesday shortly after the state government signed contracts for the Trans-Kalabari Road project phase one, and the Saakpenwa-Bori-Kono Road project phase two at the Government House, Port Harcourt.
The governor in a terse statement by his Special Assistant, Media, Kelvin Ebiri, directed the sacked commissioner to submit government’s documents and property in his possession to the Permanent Secretary in the ministry.