Rivers Rerun Wike to vote amidst heavy security presence

It was further reported that the heavy presence of security operatives around the area may not be unconnected with the tension in the state.

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

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

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The Rivers State Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike has been reported to have voted in the Federal and State Assembly Rerun elections amidst heavy security.

According to a report by Vanguard Newspapers, a heavy security presence was noticed around the Governor father’s home situated in Rumuepirikom in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area.

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It was further reported that the heavy presence of security operatives around the area may not be unconnected with the tension that has trailed the rerun election in the state.

Quite a number of fully armed security operatives are reported to be in the state ready to avert breakdown of law and order.

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