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President Condemns Rivers Violence

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This is coming on the heels of a plea by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Federal Government to look into the level of insecurity in the oil rich state.

President Buhari has condemned the rising spate of violence and cult related clashes in Rivers state.

This is coming on the heels of a plea by the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Federal Government to look into the level of insecurity in the oil rich state.

Mr. President, in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said “henceforth, government would deal decisively with perpetrators and sponsors of violence, irrespective of their status in the society.

“Violence in any form will no longer be tolerated before, during or after elections.”

Meanwhile, President Buhari has also appointed Dr Dakuku Peterside as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA).

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Peterside was the APC flag bearer in the 2015 Rivers Governorship elections.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has also said that he won’t support President Muhammadu Buhari’s war against corruption.

Also, the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, revealed that Mr. President is set to launch the cleanup of Ogoniland.

Source: pulse.ng


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