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Wike Welcomes Military Chiefs to Rivers State, Declares War on Militants



The Rivers State Governor, Chief Bar. Ezenwo Nyesom Wike has avowed that nobody will be protected from the military operations against militants interfering with the nation’s economy.

He stated that all Niger Delta governors stand against the use of intense force to settle grievances, pointing out that the governors are billed to meet with the Vice President on 7th of June, 2016 to discuss and offer solutions to the security situation in the region.
Speaking on Monday at the Government House, Port Harcourt when he granted audience to the Country’s Military High Command led by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin, Governor Wike said : “What’s happening affects our state revenue. We shall help the military to fish out militants blowing up oil pipelines in the region”
The Chief of Defence Staff was accompanied by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Tukur Buratai, Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok Ibas and the Chief of Air Staff , Air Marshal Sadiq Abubakar.
The governor said that the State Government is disturbed about the resurgence of militancy in the Niger-Delta as it negatively disrupts development in the area. He assured the Military High Command that the Government and people of Rivers State will support their contribution to secure the area.
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