The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that his administration has made more investments in the upgrade of security infrastructure, than any other state government in the country.
Speaking at the Government House, Port Harcourt, the state capital on Wednesday when he received doctors on security awareness trek following the killing of their colleague by criminals, Governor Wike stated.that he remains committed to the security of lives and properties in Rivers State.
Represented by the Chief of Staff, Engineer Chukwuemeka Woke, the governor stated.that crime and criminality have drastically reduced in the state because of the administration’s investments.
Picture: Representative of the Rivers State Governor and Chief of Staff, Engr Chukwuemeka Woke exchanging views with the Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Dr Datonye Alasia at the Government House, Port Harcourt after a security awareness trek by the doctors on Wednesday
He, however, stated.that every society has security issues, pointing out that despite the reduction in insecurity, crime has not been totally eliminated.
“The Wike administration is committed to the security of every person living and doing business in the state. That is why we have made massive investments in security.
“I challenge any state with alternative facts to come forward and declare. We will not stop to support security agencies to make the state more secured.”
He commiserated with the doctors on the killing of their colleague, pointing that his administration will work with security agencies to bring the criminals to justice.
Chairman of the Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State, Dr. Datonye Alasia stated.that they were on a peaceful march to draw the attention of security agencies and the state government on the death of a doctor, who lost her life to kidnappers.
He stated that the state health sector will be troubled if health professionals are under threat from criminals.
– Channels TV