Gov candidates in Rivers protest, accuse Wike of intimidation

By Starrys Obazei | March 17, 2023
starrys@ddnewsonline.com.

Governorship candidates of some political parties in Rivers State on Friday stormed the State Police headquarters protesting alleged intimidation by Governor Wike ahead of Saturday’s governorship election.

The candidates are Senator Magnus Abe of the Social Democratic Party; Tonye Cole of the All Progressives Congress; Chief Dumo Lulu-Briggs, Accord and Tonte Ibraye, African Democratic Congress.

Alleging that their members and supporters were being harassed and arrested by security agencies working for Wike, they called for the immediate release of all those arrested within this period.

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