Rivers: Wike Issues Warning To Biafra/Oduduwa Agitators


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has warned individuals agitating for the establishment of Biafra and Oduduwa Republic against coming to the south-south state.

He gave the warning when the traditional rulers, political and opinion leaders of Ekpeye nationality paid a solidarity visit to him at Government House, Port Harcourt on Tuesday.

According to the Rivers state governor, those agitating for separation to take their agitation to other places saying the state government would not allow such activities in the state.

Wike said, “Rivers State does not belong to any other place. It is an autonomous State. Nobody in other states can come and tell us that we are with them, No.

“So, I will not allow anybody to enter this State to tell us that we are part of them. We will do everything we can to protect the interest of our State.

“We are a friendly people. We will allow anybody to come here and do business. But nobody should go beyond doing business to hoist unnecessary flags here. We will not take it.”


Newspot recalls that the Nnamdi Kanu-led IPOB and a group led by Sunday Igboho has consistently called for the separation of Nigeria.

Source: Newspot

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