Rivers Rerun Wike, Amaechi reportedly clash over awaiting poll result

The political leaders stormed Mile 1 Police station over result for Ward 10 after PHALG Collation officer, Mrs Ekwe Adebisa allegedly ran into the police station for safety.

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Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi and current Governor, Nyesom Wike play

Former Rivers State Governor, Rotimi Amaechi and current Governor, Nyesom Wike

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike and the Minster of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi have reportedly clashed on Sunday, March 20, 2016 as they await the results of the legislative polls.

According to a report by Vanguard Newspaper, both political leaders stormed Mile 1 Police station over result for Ward 10 after PHALG Collation officer, Mrs Ekwe Adebisa allegedly ran into the police station for safety.

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While the governor was accompanied by ex-Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chief Austin Opara, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Chairman Local Government Service Commission, Mr Azubuike Emeregini, Senatorial candidate of the PDP for Rivers east, Chief George Sekibo, the Minister and ex-governor had the Acting Managing Director, Niger Delta Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Mrs Ibim Semenitari, DG NIMASA, and governorship candidate of the APC, Dr Dakuku Peterside and the state Chairman of the APC, Dr Davies Ibiama.

Though reports say no violence was recorded at the police station, about five hundred party supporters reportedly took over the premises of the Police station, spilling over to the ever busy Ikwerre road.

In another news, Wike and his former boss, Amaechi engaged in a shouting match that was later calmed by the police.

Currently, the collation of result for PHALGA was still ongoing st the Port Harcourt city local government area, Moscow road.

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