Police, DSS, Amaechi, Wike Meet over Rivers Re-run


Dele Ogbodo in Abuja

The Acting Inspector for General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, the Director General of State Service, Mr. Musa Daura, the Minister of Transport, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi and the Governor of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesome Wike, met late Tuesday night over the forthcoming election into the senate and House of Representatives in the state.

A statement made available to the media by the Force PRO, DCP, Donald Awunah, said: “In order to guarantee a violence-free and credible re-run into the Senatorial/House ofau Representatives elections in Rivers State, a crucial meeting to chart the path to peace in Rivers State before, during and after the re-run elections in the State was held between the Inspector-General of Police, Ag.IGP Ibrahim K. Idris and the Director-General of Department of State Services, Alh. Musa Daura.

The statement added that the two major players in the politic of Rivers State, Wike and Amaechi were in attendance.

The meeting according to the statement, deliberated on the need to have peaceful, free and fair election devoid of violence which was the hallmark of the previous elections in the State.

Wike and Amaechi resolved to be irrevocably committed to lasting peace and vouched to play the game by the rules in the forthcoming re-run elections in the State.

They also agreed to prevail on their teaming supporters to adhere to their commitment to peace and security in the State.