Don’t confer titles on criminals, Wike warns Rivers monarchs


By Egufe Yafugborhi

PORT HAR-COURT— GOVERNOR Nyesom Wike of Rivers State, yesterday, cautioned traditional rulersin the state against conferring chieftaincies on “criminally minded” persons in the state.

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wik

He also commended traditional rulers in the state for their support for the peace initiatives of the state government which has enhanced peaceful coexistence across the state.

He said that the improvement of peace has transformed  the state into a destination of choice in the country.

Declaring open the 107th Quarterly Meeting of the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers in Port Harcourt, Wike urged the  traditional rulers  to sustain their efforts at promoting peace in their communities.

Wike said: “Do not relent in working for peace in our communities.  There is no part of the state  that will not benefit from our…

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