Abuja - Rivers State government has pledged
provide the necessary logistical support to the military to carry out its
Governor Nyesom Wike gave the assurance at the Government
House, Port Harcourt where he met the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 82
Division, Enugu, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru.
Wike said his administration would always collaborate with the military to maintain peace
and security in the state.
The governor added that maintenance of peace and security
remained vital to the development of the state.
He pointed out that so far, the army had lived up to
He nonetheless advised it to avoid the influence of
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"In carrying out your activities, you should be
careful so that politics does not come into it," Wike said.
He said Rivers State was important to the economy of the
"Therefore, the peace of this state is critical.
This administration will never support anything that will make the state
ungovernable," Wike said.
Attahiru said the visit to the state was for operational
He commended Rivers government for its support
to the 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army and appealed to him to sustain logistics
support to the Brigade.
- CAJ News