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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.

Wike said this on Monday when he spoke with newsmen after a barrage of accusations and abuses hurled at him by a former Niger State Governor, Dr. Babangida Aliyu, over developments in the PDP and Rivers State.

The syndicate leader, Ukaeje John Emeka, alias Dr. Phil Mark, Dr. Donald Phillip and Dr. Wesley David, was arrested on April 16, 2021 at Rumukparali, Ozuoba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, based on established intelligence on his suspicious fraudulent internet dealings.

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.