Saturday, 11 November 2017

Gov. Nyesom Wike & Rotimi Amaechi's security/convoys reportedly clash in Port Harcort | Photos

Today in Rivers state witnessed the clash of the titans as the security personnel attached to Governor, Nyesom Wike and former River state governor, and now transport minister, Rotimi Amaechi clashed in Port Harcourt.

AIB though wasn't there to witness what transpired but according to eye witnesses, it was Amaechi's people that were at fault. Read the press statement from Rivers state government below...

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike on Saturday escaped assassination as Special Anti-robbery Squad Operatives and soldiers of the Nigerian Army in the motorcade of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi  attacked his convoy.

The governor who was on project inspection was attacked at Nwanja Junction  on Trans-Amadi Road.

The SARs Personnel and Soldiers in the Minister's convoy  hit down the Governor's Escort Rider and attacked the policemen  in the pilot car.

Mr Debewari , Aide -De- Camp, to the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, supervised the attack, which included damage of cameras held by journalists .

Also part of the attack, was the Commander of Rivers SARS, Mr Akin Fakorede who received  the Minister of Transportation at the Port Harcourt International Airport  and accompanied on his trip.

After the attack, the Rivers State Governor continued  with his  inspection  of Projects. 

Governor Wike was not harmed, despite  the attack. 

The Minister of Transportation had over 50 SARS Personnel , Soldiers and Mobile Policemen in his motorcade.

Simeon Nwakaudu, 
Special Assistant to the Rivers State Governor, Electronic Media. 
11th November, 2017.

Pictures: Scene of the attack on the Convoy of the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike by soldiers and SARS Personnel attached to the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on Saturday at Wanja junction on the Trans-Amadi road in Port Harcourt.

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