Rivers government claims there is plot to declare emergency rule in the state


The Rivers state government has accused some politicians of trying to force emergency rule in the state

The allegation was made by the state commissioner for information, Paulinus Nsirim

Nsirim claimed the plotters are trying to force emergency by causing breakdown of law and order in Rivers

The Rivers state government has alleged that some unnamed politicians in Abuja are plotting to force emergency rule in the state.

The state commissioner for information and communications, Paulinus Nsirim, made the claim in a statement on Wednesday, May 19, The Nation reports.

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The Rivers state government has accused some politicians of trying to force emergency rule in the state.

Though Nsirim did not mention names, he pointed out that those behind the plot were citizens of the state residing in Abuja.

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He claimed the plotters were trying to force the declaration of a state of emergency by causing a breakdown of law and order in Rivers.

The commissioner said part of the alleged plan was to create unnecessary tension between indigenes of the state northerners. He said some thugs had been hired by the perpetrators to carry out the plan.

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Nsirim stated that the Rivers state government was doing to protect the state from COVID-19 but complained that instead of supporting the state’s efforts to check COVID-19, Abuja politicians were busy looking for a way to declare state of emergency in Rivers because they want to acquire power.

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