Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has vowed never to fund any security agency in Rivers State over their alleged partisan role in
the just concluded Rerun on Saturday in Rivers State. He said : “What has happened today will not happen in 2019. Now they have told us , they will see that we will also be prepared . This will not happen again.
“I have told the security agencies, you come and collect security money from me and use it against Rivers people . Enough is enough. They will now be depending on NDDC for their funding . Let me see where it will take them to”.
The governor added: “Rivers people must work as brothers and sisters and defend our interests. We don’t have Police, we don’t army, but we have God. And so, we must put our house in order and be our own police , be our own Army .
“We have no confidence in the Army , we have no confidence in the police , we have no confidence in the SSS. They have shown that there is no democracy in Nigeria.”
The governor added that politicians like the Minister of Transportation who are not on ground will never win elections in Rivers State . He noted that those who attempted to re-colonise Rivers State by donating monies from their state governments have been shamed by the vigilance of the people .
He said: “Wherever they are, shame unto them. Whether they are in Abuja, Plateau , Bauchi, Benue or Kano, shame unto them. Shame to the Governor of Plateau , Shame to the Governor of Governor of Bauchi , Shame to the Governor of Benue. They should bury their heads in shame.”
Also speaking, Former Rivers State Governor , Sir Celestine Omehia, Former Minister of Transport , Dr Abiye Sekibo , Deputy Governor Ipalibo Harry Banigo and PDP Chieftain , Chief Sergeant Awuse declared that Rivers State will never be a conquered territory .
They condemned the military and SARS personnel for using brute force in their plot to rig elections in Rivers State . Earlier, Governor Wike and PDP leaders across Rivers State and thousands of supporters embarked on victory march on the streets of Old GRA of Port-Harcourt.