Port Harcourt - Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has faulted reports of alleged massive insecurity and political killings before and during the March 19 legislative rerun elections in the state.
He said the reports were concocted by misguided politicians to mislead Nigerians.
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Wike, who stated this when he received committee members investigating the military invasion of Ogoni communities, noted that reports on political killing were sponsored to alter the outcome of the rerun elections.
He said that such reports stopped after the rerun elections, noting that the state is largely peaceful with increasing internally generated revenue that indicates that businesses are thriving and functional.
- News 24