Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has said that his administration had forwarded the names of lecturers in the Rivers State University to the Department of State Services (DSS) for profiling.
The governor said on Wednesday that it was necessary to curb cultism.
The institution’s vice-chancellor, Prof. Blessing Didia, was recently removed after students died in a cult clash.
Wike, speaking at a meeting with the leaders of Choba community at the Government House, Port Harcourt, said that his administration was working with the police and other security agencies to go after kidnappers and cultists across the state.
He said: “We are going after all cultists and kidnappers in the state. We will not spare anyone.
“Security agencies are prepared to tackle these cultists and kidnappers. For us, we are releasing further logistics support to them. By the time this crackdown starts, we will not listen to any pleading.
“At the Rivers State University, we have sent out names of all the lecturers to the DSS for profiling. Any lecturer who is linked to cultism will be sacked.
“As a lecturer, you should not use your position to create crisis through cultism in the university.”
The governor said his administration was considering moving to amend anti-cultism law to enable the demolishing of the building of anyone accused of cultism.