Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the State Government will frontally tackle cult-related killings in parts of the state.
Wike, speaking at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Monday when the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers paid him a congratulatory visit on his re-election said that his administration will take the fight to cultists.
He said: “We will not allow these cultists who want to paint the state black continue to cause mayhem.
“We will take the fight to them. Enough is enough. These people cannot continue to kill our people “.
Governor Wike revealed that he met with the State Security Council on Sunday Night and modalities were worked out on how to rid the state of cult-related killings.
He urged the Rivers State Council of Traditional Rulers to support the State Government in the fight against cultism, saying that prompt information will be useful in tracking down the criminal elements.
Governor Wike stated that he will jealously guard the interest of Rivers State and ensure further development of the State.
“I am a total, unrepentant Rivers Man. I will continue to jealously Guard the interest of the state”, he said.