Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has stated that his
administration has made more investments in the upgrade of security
infrastructure than any other state government in the country.
Speaking at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Wednesday when he
received doctors on security awareness trek following the killing of
their colleague by criminals, Governor Wike said that he remains
committed to the security of lives and property in Rivers State.
Represented by the Chief of Staff, Engineer Chukwuemeka Woke, the
governor said that crime and criminality have drastically reduced in
the state because of the administration’s investments
He, however, said that every society has security issues , pointing
out that despite the reduction in insecurity , crime has not been
He said: ” The Wike administration is committed to the security of
every person living and doing business in the state. That is why we
have made massive investments in security.
“I challenge any state with alternative facts to come forward and
declare. We will continue to support security agencies to make the
state more 7secure.”.
He commiserated with the doctors on the killing of their colleague,
pointing that administration will work with security agencies to
bring the criminals to justice.
Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State, Dr
Datonye Alasia said that they were on a peaceful march to draw the
attention of security agencies and the state government on the death
of doctor, who lost her life to kidnappers.
He said that the state health sector will be troubled if health
professionals are under threat from criminals .
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