Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has regretted that
heightening injustice by the Federal Government is negatively
affecting the unity of the country.
He also berated the Federal Government for engineering insecurity in
Rivers State through the use of pliant security agencies to
manipulate the security infrastructure of the state.
He spoke on Tuesday at the Government House, Port Harcourt when he
granted audience to the President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide,
Dr John Nwodo and the executives of the association.
He said: “The Federal Government engineers insecurity in this state.
It is unfortunate that security agencies are sent to plant insecurity
in our state.”
The governor said that he will continue to preach and work for the
unity of the country, but warned against impunity on the part of
agencies of the Federal Government.
He called for dialogue to ensure the strengthening of the country. He
said that dialogue will resolve the challenges facing the
On the development programmes of his administration, Governor Wike
assured that the Rivers State Government encourages investors
through easy access to land for business purposes.
Earlier, the President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, Dr John Nwodo called
for the restructuring of the country to give every section a sense
He condemned the high level of marginalization against Igbo people
by the Buhari administration, pointing out that the administration
has schemed Igbo people out of all sensitive positions in the
Nwodo accused the Buhari administration of deliberately refusing to
invest in infrastructure in the Southeast.
The President General of Ohaneze Ndigbo Worldwide condemned the
continued persecution of Governor Wike by the Federal Government.
He assured the governor that the people are behind him in his
He commended Governor Wike for his achievements in the area of road
construction and economic development. He urged him to also invest
the development of industrial layouts.