Port Harcourt (Nigeria) – The Nigeria Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Director-General of Department of State Services (DSS), Musa Daura have on Tuesday held a meeting with the two major players in the politic of Rivers State, South-south Nigeria, Nyesom Wike, the Governor of the State and the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi to chart a way for peaceful rerun election in the state.
A statement by the spokesperson of the Nigeria police Force, Don Awunah explained that the meeting was held to chart the path to peace in Rivers State before, during and after the Re-run of the Senatorial/House of Representative elections in the State
It stated that, “The meeting deliberated on the overall need to have peaceful, free and fair election devoid of violence which was the hallmark of the previous elections in the State.
“The Governor, Nyesom Wike and the Minister, Rotimi Amaechi resolved to be irrevocably committed to lasting peace and vouched to play the game by the rules in the forthcoming re-run elections in the State.”
While agreeing to call on their teaming supporters to adhere to their commitment to peace and security in the State, they also agreed to convene another meeting in Port Harcourt, to further solidify the commitment to peace reached in the meeting, which is a prelude to the roadmap that will usher a permanent and lasting peace in Rivers State.