Wike Governor leads street protest over rerun elections [PHOTOS]

The demonstration started from the Government House in Port Harcourt and ended at the Rivers State Police Command.

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Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, on Thursday, December 15, 2016, led a street protest over the December 10 rerun elections in the state.

Wike was joined by his Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo and former Minister of Transport, Dr Abiye Sekibo among others.

The demonstration started from the Government House in Port Harcourt and ended at the Rivers State Police Command headquarters on Moscow Road.

“On behalf of the Rivers State Government and the good people of the state, we have to let the police know that enough is enough,” Wike said according to Daily Post.

“We demand that the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Steven Hasso and the Commander of Special Anti-Robbery Squad ( SARS) Akin Fakorede must leave the state.

“Since you don’t want to protect the state and you want to be politicians, you have gotten the votes you want to get, you have also gotten the seats you want to get, you can now leave the state.

“If they don’t leave the state, then we will do all we can to ensure they leave this state. They must leave this state. They have killed innocent people. We have come here peacefully, communicate this to your superiors in Abuja. I cannot write again, since I have done that repeatedly.

“Please, I don’t want my people to die anymore. I don’t want armed robbers posted as senior police officers to Rivers State,” he added.

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Meanwhile, an audio recording in which Wike is alleged to have discussed bribery and threatened to kill an official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is being circulated online.

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