Wike using police, thugs to harass us – Rivers guber candidates

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Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike



The Governorship candidates of some political parties in Rivers State, except the candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, and the Labour Party candidate, on Friday staged a protest march at the State Police headquarters, protesting alleged intimidation by Governor Nyesom Wike, ahead of Saturday’s election.

The protesting candidates are Sen. Magnus Abe of the Social Democratic Party, Tonye Cole, All Progressives Congress, Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, Accord and Tonte Ibraye, African Democratic Congress.

According to the opposition parties, their members and supporters are being harassed and arrested by security agents working for Wike.

The protesting candidates called for the immediate release of all those arrested within this political period and urged the Inspector General of Police to intervene in the issue.



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