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Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has promised to pay a ₦20million compensation to the families of the soldiers and policemen killed by members of IPOB in Oyigbo Local Government Area of the state.
The governor also promised to rebuild all the burnt police stations in Oyigbo and ensure that the terrorist organisation no longer exists in Rivers.
Wike stated these when he paid a condolence visit to the Rivers Commissioner of Police, Joseph Mukan and families of the slain policemen at the Rivers State Police Command yesterday.
Wike described the gruesome murder of the policemen and soldiers as unacceptable and unfortunate.
He said: ‘IPOB masterminded the killing of our gallant officers of the Nigerian Police and Army. We want to state clearly that Rivers State Government will support you to make sure that any of the perpetrators of this hideous crime does not go free.’
‘Enough is enough. You cannot continue to kill our policemen who have not done anything; who have not committed any crime.’
The governor, who was emotional when he saw the grieving wives and children of the deceased policemen, vowed to ensure that IPOB no longer exists in any part of Rivers.
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