Wike Declares Governorship Aspirant Wanted Over Attack On Rivers PDP Secretariat

Wike Declares Governorship Aspirant Wanted Over Attack On Rivers PDP Secretariat

  • The governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike, accused a PDP House of Reps member, Farah Dagogo, of sponsoring the attack on the PDP secretariat in Port Harcourt
  • Wike in a statement released on Wednesday, April 28, declared Dagogo wanted and directed the police to arrest him
  • However, Dagogo who is seeking to succeed Wike as Rivers governor has dismissed the allegations made against him

Port Harcourt, Rivers state - Governor Nyesom Wike of River state has declared a member of the House of Representatives, Farah Dagogo, wanted for allegedly hiring suspected cultists to attack the state secretariat of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Port Harcourt.

Wike, in a statement issued on Wednesday night, April 27, by his media aide, Kelvin Ebiri, directed the Rivers state police command to arrest Dagogo without delay, The Nation reported.

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Governor Wike directed the police to arrest a House of Reps member, Farah Dagogo. Photo credit: @GovWike
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The statement reads in part:

“The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared Hon. Farah Dagogo wanted for hiring cultists to attack the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) secretariat in Port Harcourt.

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“The governor has hereby directed the Rivers State Police Command to arrest Hon. Farah Dagogo for hiring cultists who stormed the PDP secretariat in Port Harcourt, and disrupted the screening of aspirants for various elective positions.
“The Police must as a matter of urgency arrest Farah Dagogo, wherever he is, and must be made to face prosecution.
“Already, some the hoodlums hired by Farah Dagogo have been arrested and will be made to face the full wrath of the law.”

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Meanwhile, Dagogo who is also governorship aspirant on the platform of the PDP has denied claims by Governor Wike that he attacked the party's state secretariat with thugs on Wednesday, April 27.

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Denying Wike's allegations, Dagogo said he was never at the PDP Secretariat where aspirants for National and State Assembly were being screened since he was a governorship aspirant.

Rather, the lawmaker said the allegation against him was part of the plot by Wike to stop his screening for governorship position of Rivers scheduled for Thursday, April 28, 2022 in Abuja.

Source: Legit.ng

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