Don’t Put Pressure on President Tinubu — APC Speaks on Rivers State Crisis

Date: 20-06-2024 5:49 pm (3 weeks ago) | Author: kacy lee
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The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Bola Tinubu should not be pressured into declaring a state of emergency in Rivers state.

This comes after an appeal made by the Rivers APC Caretaker Committee Chairman, Chief Tony Okocha.

Okocha, on Wednesday, called for the Federal Government to take a drastic step, including the declaration of a state of emergency, saying there is a full-blown war in the state.

Okocha hinged his call on claims that the state governor, Siminalayi Fubara, was helpless and the police authority has proven to be biased over the tenure elongation quest by former local government chairpersons.

Reacting to the development, the Deputy National Organising Secretary of the APC, Nze Chidi Duru, explained that there was no justifiable reason to drag the president into the ongoing drama.

According to him, the matter is still within the purview of the law enforcement agents.

He said, “This is my personal view. This is something that lies within the purview of the law enforcement agents and Mr President cannot be dragged into matters such as this. Truly, we are in a democracy. What underpins democracy essentially is the rule of law, procedure, and obedience to the relevant orders of the court.

“So, Mr. President cannot be dragged into isolated issues or issues that have to do with the functionalities of states such as this. That is my view.”


Posted: at 20-06-2024 05:49 PM (3 weeks ago) | Addicted Hero
- gogoman at 20-06-2024 05:57 PM (3 weeks ago)
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They need to starve that stupid governor off cash flow  Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 20-06-2024 05:57 PM (3 weeks ago) | Grande Master
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- Jiiitk4 at 20-06-2024 06:46 PM (3 weeks ago)
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Nothing is happening in Rivers State. Worst things are happening in most states in the North. Namely Kano, kaduna Borno Zamfara and Kogi. Because Rivers is in the South.
Posted: at 20-06-2024 06:46 PM (3 weeks ago) | Gistmaniac
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