Rivers State Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, has inaugurated a nine-member commission of enquiry to investigate the politically motivated killings in the state.Members of the commission included Prof. Chidi Odin-Kalu (chairman), Sir Samuel Egbe (secretary) and Prof. Nlerum Okogbule. Others are Prof. Owunari Georgewill, Dr. Richard Ofuru, Mrs. Asivosuo Oriye, Dr. Joy Ejiofor, Mrs. Ayo Obe, and Rev. Father Michael Akiri.
Speaking yesterday during the inauguration at Government House, Port Harcourt, Amaechi said the fact-finding exercise would last for 30 days. He explained that the commission was to ascertain why the victims were killed, who killed them, under what circumstances and for the commission to make useful recommendations that would help government forestall future occurrences.