Tension in Rivers State As Gunmen Shoot Driver Dead, Abduct Eight Passengers

Tension in Rivers State As Gunmen Shoot Driver Dead, Abduct Eight Passengers

  • Some passengers have been forcefully kidnapped in Rivers state around the Abonema/Degema/EmuohaEmuoha/Kalabari area
  • In the process of the abduction, the driver of the passengers was brutally gunned down by the criminals
  • According to sources, the criminals were aided in their criminal act by the bad road which made their job easier

In what can be termed another sad in the history of Nigeria, a commercial bus driver, Salvation Harry, has lost his life in the hands of some gunmen.

He was killed after the gunmen ambushed him and his passengers around the Abonema/Degema/EmuohaEmuoha/Kalabari area of the East-West Road in Rivers state, Guardian Newspaper reports.

After killing the driver, who was conveying his passengers from the Mile One Park in the Doibu axis of Port Harcourt, to Buguma, the gunmen also abducted eight passengers and fled the premises.

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Gunmen kill driver, kidnap passengers
Salvation Harry has been killed by gunmen in Rivers state. Photo: Rivers News
Source: UGC

The Punch Newspaper added that the suspects took advantage of the bad portion of the road to perpetrate the crime.

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Wike calls his opposers in PDP boys, vows to deal with them

In another report, Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers state, has vowed that he would not leave his enemies in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the hands of God.

The governor added that God has given him the power to crush his enemies in the party. Wike insisted that he had the potential to deal with his critics. While calling them boys, he said he would not wait to “flog them with pepper”.

The PDP leader spoke in tongues to amuse the crowd while noting that efforts by some party leaders to break his rank would end in futility. The governor said this on Monday, September 5, during the inauguration of the Osisioma Flyover built by the Abia state governor, Okezie Ikpeazu, noting that those trying to flatten their resolve did not understand their modus operandi.

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Meanwhile, it was gathered that the PDP had quite a lot to lose during the 2023 general elections if the widening rift between Wike and Atiku Abubakar is not closed.

At the moment, some PDP governors who are working with Wike have allegedly agreed to work for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

A source claimed that the decision to work for Tinubu was part of the deal reached by the PDP governors recently in London. The source claimed that in exchange for their secret support, the governors were alleged to have demanded that their political godsons be allowed to win Senate and House of Representatives seats.

Source: Legit.ng

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