Group Demands Arrest Of Rivers APC Chairman Over Call For Emergency Rule    

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The Coalition of Rivers State Leaders of Thoughts (CORSLOT) on Thursday appealed to the Inspector General of Police, IGP Kayode Egbetokun to arrest the Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state, Chief Tony Okocha, over his demand for declaration of State of Emergency.

CORSLOT which said it was compelled to cry out in the face of the threatening circumstance in the state also noted that well-articulated script was being acted by Okocha and the immediate past Chairman of Ikwerre local government, Dr. Samuel Wanosike, about 21 local government chairmen whose he said their tenure ended officially on June 17, 2024.

The Convener of the coalition, High Chief Sunnie Chukumele reacting to the controversies surrounding the tenure of the local government chairmen in a press conference in Abuja on Thursday, accused the duo of the plot to use a “statewide acts of hinging on the ill-intentioned 2023 amendment of the State Local Government Laws to elongate their…



Source: Leadership Newspaper