Wike Urges Military to be Apolitical in 2023 Elections


Blessing Ibunge in Port Harcourt

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State  has advised the military to be apolitical throughout the 2023 general elections in  state.

Wike  specifically advised the officers and men of the 6 Division of the Nigerian Army in Port Harcourt on the need to be apolitical in the  discharge of their duties, saying the call was for the interest of the country’s democratisation process.

Governor Wike said the military must adhere to President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief of Defence Staff and Chief of Army’s commitment not to interfere in the 2023 general election.

The governor gave the advice, during the 6 Division West African Social Activities (WASA) 2022, held in Port Harcourt over the weekend.

Governor Wike, who was the special guest of honour on the occasion, was represented by the Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt, Chief Emeka Woke.

The governor commended the military for its active role in fighting crime in the State and…

Source: Thisday Newspaper