Port Harcourt - There is palpable fear in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital following the alleged transfer of some members of the dreaded religious sect, Boko Haram to Port Harcourt prisons, reports Vanguard.
Livingstone Wechie, Publicity/Research Secretary of the Rivers State chapter of Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO) revealed the transfer of the suspects on Wednesday.
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He explained that although the authorities may deny and make this development an unfounded secret, there is no basis for this action by the federal government.
He expressed worry that the development could impact negatively on the area if the situation was not well managed.
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