A deputy commissioner of police sabotaged our effort to check the spread of Coronavirus in Rivers state

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 A deputy commissioner of police sabotaged our effort to check the spread of Coronavirus in Rivers state - Governor Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has alleged that a deputy commissioner of police sabotaged his government’s effort to check the spread of Coronavirus in Rivers state 

 

Speaking in a statewide broadcast on Friday May 8, the Rivers state Governor blamed the increased cases of Coronavirus in the state on “hypocrisy” of the federal government and sabotage by security agencies.

 

Wike alleged that a Deputy Commissioner of Police unilaterally appropriated and exercised powers to illegally issue movement pass to individuals and companies indiscriminately, in utter contempt and direct violation of the lockdown orders of the State Government.

 

He said; 

 

“Serial acts of sabotage by security operatives who allow, and in some cases, personally aid persons with “risky” COVID-19 status into the state.

“As recently as yesterday, we intercepted a lorry-load of livestock with 22 persons who bribed their ways into Rivers State from as far as Adamawa State despite the Federal…



Source: Linda Ikeji