In Rivers Gunmen kill another APC chieftain

Rivers state has been experiencing pockets of violence in different areas, recently, prompting the Governor to hold a security summit in the affected areas

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

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Gunmen  have killed another All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain, Ofinijite Amachree, in Buguma, Asari-Toru Local Government Area of Rivers state.

This is coming barely a week after an APC chieftain Franklyn Nkukuru Obi, his wife and son were also murdered in cold blood by assassins, in the state.

Guardian reports that there was shooting in the area for about an hour, after which the killers burnt the body of Amachree and abandoned it on the street.

The APC Governorship candidate in the 2015 elections, Dakuku Peterside, condemned the killings in the state, describing it as frightening.

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The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) in the state HAS CALLED ON ALL POLITICIANS TO JOIN HANDS WITH Governor Nyesom Wike to combat the menace.

Also, confirming the incident was the Rivers State Police Public Relations Officer, Ahmad Mohammad.

Mohammad also said “There was a security breach in Buguma this morning, (yesterday) but security agencies have intervened. What is paramount to us now is restoring normalcy to the area. As I speak security agencies have effectively secured the area and restored order to the town.”

Rivers state has been experiencing pockets of violence in different areas, recently, prompting the Governor to hold a security summit in the affected areas.

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