Thousands came out to protest with Governor Nyesom Wike as he took to the streets of Port Harcourt to protest police brutality.
The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike led thousands of people on the streets of Rivers on Thursday to protest the alleged killings by the police and other security agencies during the December 10 rerun elections.
In a report by Punch, the governor and other protesters had taken off from the Government House, Port Harcourt at 8am and marched through Azikiwe Street and Bank Road before stopping at the Rivers State Police Command headquarters on Moscow Road.
While venting his anger, the Governor explained that the people of Rivers State were at the Police Command to inform the authorities that they were tired of the killings of innocent people in the state by the police and other security operatives.
He pointed out that the people and state government were dissatisfied with the recklessness of two Senior Policemen, the Assistant Commissioner of Police in charge of Operations, Steven Hasso, and the Commander of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, Mr Akin Fakorede.