Governor Wike and Rotimi Amaechi’s security/convoys clash in River state (photos/video)

A bloody clash was recorded on Saturday in Port Harcourt, State between the security convoys of and that of the Transportation Minister, . The clash was between  the security personnel attached to current River state governor, Nyesom and former River state governor, now minister, .

Read the press statement from state government below…

 

State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo  on Saturday escaped assassination as Special Anti-robbery Squad Operatives and soldiers of the Nigerian Army in the motorcade of the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Chibuike  attacked his convoy.
The governor who was on project inspection was attacked at Nwanja Junction  on Trans-Amadi Road.
The SARs Personnel and Soldiers in the Minister’s convoy  hit down the Governor’s Escort Rider and attacked the policemen  in the pilot car.
Mr Debewari , Aide -De- Camp, to the Minister of Transportation,  , supervised the attack, which included damage of cameras held by journalists .
Also part of the attack, was the Commander of SARS, Mr Akin Fakorede who received  the Minister of Transportation at the Port Harcourt International Airport  and accompanied on his trip.
After the attack, the Governor continued  with his  inspection  of Projects.
Governor was not harmed, despite  the attack.
The Minister of Transportation had over 50 SARS Personnel , Soldiers and Mobile Policemen in his motorcade.
Simeon Nwakaudu,
Special Assistant to the Governor, Electronic Media.
11th November, 2017.
Pictures: Scene of the attack on the Convoy of the Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo by soldiers and SARS Personnel attached to the Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike  on Saturday at Wanja junction on the Trans-Amadi road in Port Harcourt.

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