Rivers massacre: Wike sets-up N50m trust fund for one-year-old victim


Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has set up a trust fund of fifty Million Naira for Miss Purity Anthony whose parents were killed in the Omoku Massacre on January first.

Purity Anthony who is less than one year also sustained gunshot injuries on her left thigh during the incident.

Governor Wike stated this during a working visit to Omoku, the headquarters of Ogba-Egbema-Ndoni Local Government Area.

He warned that the State Government in collaboration with security agencies would do everything possible to bring allies of the Late Don Wanny to Justice.

Governor Wike also warned the Local Vigilant Group in Omoku, known as OSPAC not to terrorize the community but sustain the relative peace enjoyed in the area.

Governor Wike advised multinational companies operating in ONELGA to implement empowerment programme promised the people to curb youth restiveness.

He also advised the youths to protect oil facilities in their domain and report any breach of security to the necessary authorities.

“And for all those of you who have been running away, continue to run away we will find you.

“And those of you that are here wearing black don’t turn to a terror group and form another Don Waney. See what you can do to move ONELGA forward.

“I am watching you. My eyes are on you.

“I have told Agip that they cannot continue to play politics with the economy of a people. I have told Total, enough is enough,” Wike said.

Caretaker Chairman of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area, Mr Osi Oliseh said the crisis in Omoku devastated the community.

Recall that the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi also visited Omoku last weekend.


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