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Why we took over Rivers Assembly quarters – Police



Rivers State Police Command has explained that its men are at the premises of the State House of Assembly Quarters to ensure there is not breakdown of law and order.

The Command’s Public Relations Officer, Grace Iringe-Koko, a Superintendent of Police, disclosed this in Port Harcourt in a press statement.

On Friday, over 35 fully armed police men were seen with their vans blocking the entrance gates the assembly quarters on Port Harcourt-Aba express way.

It would be recalled that the governor of the state, Sir Siminalayi Fubara, had visited the facility of the state legislature in a bid to ascertain the condition of the buildings.

But the occupants, who are the state lawmakers loyal to the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Chief Nyesom Wike, led by Martin Amaewhule, noted that the buildings were not due for renovation.

However, Iringe-Koko, clarified that the presence of the police in the area was not maintain law and order.