Rivers State Government will continue to support the Army – Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has assured the Army High Command that his administration  will continue to provide the necessary  logistics support for the military  to  carry out its constitutional duty. 
Speaking  on Tuesday at the Government House, Port Harcourt when he granted audience to the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru, Governor Wike said that his administration will always collaborate with the Military  to  maintain peace and security in the State . 
He said that the maintenance of peace and security  remain vital to the development  of  the  state,  pointing  out  that  so far, the Army  has lived up to  expectations. 
Governor Wike, however,  advised  the Army to avoid the influence  of  politicians  as they discharge their duties in the  area 
He said : “In carrying out your activities, you should be careful so that politics does not come into it.
“Rivers State is important  to  the economy of the nation. Therefore, the peace of this state is critical. This administration will never support anything that will make the state ungovernable “.
Earlier, General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division, Enugu, Major General Ibrahim Attahiru said that the visit to  the  state was for operational reasons.
He commended Governor Wike for his support  to the 2 Brigade of the Nigerian Army. He appealed to the Governor to sustain  his logistics  support  to the  Brigade. 

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