Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike of Rivers state has declared that nobody should attempt the RevolutionNow protest in the state.
In a statement signed by special assistant to the governor on electronic media, Simeon Nwakaudu and made available to journalists, Governor Wike said that Rivers state is not part of the RevolutionNow protest and whatever illegal agenda it seeks to pursue.
The governor said: “Rivers state does not subscribe to what the RevolutionNow protest represents and Rivers state is not part of the protest”.
He directed security agencies in the state to arrest anybody involved in the RevolutionNow protest and also take all necessary steps to prosecute such persons.
Governor Wike urged parents to ensure that their children are not misled by agents of the march to participate in the illegal protest.
“All council chairmen are directed to be at alert. If they suspect any illegal gathering, they should report to the security agencies for immediate action “, Governor Wike said.