People were kidnapped, killed during your tenure – Wike’s commissioner, Okah blast Amaechi

Rivers State Commissioner for Information, Emma Okah has faulted remarks by ex-governor Rotimi Amaechi, that the state was well protected under his administration.

Amaechi, current Minister of Transportation, had said he provided adequate security during his tenure but that the situation has worsened since his successor, Wike took over.

Reacting, Okah said the former governor was wrong in his analysis.

According to Okah, “Under his (Amaechi) tenure, people were also being kidnapped and killed. Charles Nsiegbe was killed in Port Harcourt during his tenure.

“Ambassador Ignatius Ajuru was killed at that time while Archbishop Ignatius Kattey was kidnapped during his administration.

“Security agencies are purely federal concerns, but the current governor has done everything he could do as a governor to support security agencies by providing equipment and logistics despite provocations from a section of the police.”
Naija Newspapers
Naija Newspapers

Naija Newspaper is a digital media distribution and review company focused on delivering Nigerian news across Nigerian audience. We are the biggest newspaper review company online; our value proposition is to be the all-in-one station for daily newspapers distributed in the country to various online audience. Our partnership includes and is not limited by the following Punch newspaper, Thisday online, Daily Sun Newspaper, Nigeria Tribune, BusinessDay, Leadershjip, Blue Print, Nigeria Guardian and Vanguard newspapers.