Police IG is after my life - Rivers Governor alleges

The Rivers Governor also alleged that the IGP has received directives to silence him by all means.

The Rivers Governor said that the IGP has received directives to silence or kill him by all means.

Wike also told newsmen that Idris and his team want to plant weapons in his apartment in Abuja.

Wike also said that the police had finalised plans to get a search warrant from a court to enable them carry out their plan legally.

He said the plan of the IGP and his men is to spread fake news about him in the media, adding that they did not tell the court that the house they want to raid belongs to the Rivers state Governor.

Wike also said “All attempt is being made so that they will go and plant either AK47 or one million dollars in the governor’s house. They can even plant costly wrist watches as a propaganda tool.

“I said I have to let Nigerians know that this is not the way to go about in democracy. Rather, this is an attempt to truncate democracy. That someone differs on issues does not mean you have to go after the person’s life.

“Nigerians should be aware that should they raid my house in Abuja and claim they found anything, it is incorrect. I have not been going to Abuja, but I will be in Abuja to wait for them to see how they plan to plant guns in my house.

“I want to reiterate, the Inspector-General of Police is after my life.

“Our democracy cannot survive if we continue with this line of action. If the Inspector-General of Police wants to play partisan politics, let him remove his uniform and join us in the arena. He should not continue to wear uniform and do the bidding of politicians like a stooge.”

Governor Nyesom Wike recently threatened to drag the Federal Government to court if it does not hand over the funds seized by the EFCC from an apartment in Ikoyi, Lagos state.


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