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How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by MASTAkiLLAh(m): 5:30am On Apr 02
Wike warned that the state will not hesitate to withdraw the gunboats it is about to present to the Army, Navy, and police if they are deployed for use in other states.


Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has accused the Nigerian Air Force of diverting two armoured helicopters worth over $10 million bought by the state government to fight crude oil theft and sea piracy in the state, to fight Boko Haram in the North-East.


Wike warned that the state will not hesitate to withdraw the gunboats it is about to present to the Army, Navy, and police if they are deployed for use in other states.


He stated this at the presentation of twenty-nine (29) operational vehicles to the police at the relaunch of the Rivers State security outfit, known as C.4.I, at the Government House, Port Harcourt on Thursday.

The governor explained that his administration has continually demonstrated its resolve to rid the state of criminality through the provision of operational vehicles, gunboats, and other forms of support for the security agencies.

He however expressed dismay that some of the equipment provided by the state government to support security agencies to fight crime are often diverted to other states at the detriment of Rivers State.

“Let the Nigerian Air Force know that Rivers State government gave them two armoured helicopters. The former Chief of Air Staff never wrote to thank us. Which state has done it for Nigerian Air Force in this country? Not one. Even while he was former Chief of Air Staff, he never came here to thank us. But he was using our armoured helicopters.”

He continued: “Rivers State government paid over $10 million (for the armoured helicopters). We said it should be used to fight oil bunkers here, but ask me where are those helicopters today? The (Air Force) headquarters have taken it, saying they are fighting Boko Haram. But we bought it to fight criminals here, to fight oil bunkers here, but they have taken it.”

Governor Wike said with the re-launch of C.4.I, a security outfit, the Rivers State Police Command should become more proactive in fighting crime. He urged the police and other security agencies to take the war against criminality to the criminals.

“We must take the war to them (criminals), let them know that enough is enough. All those people who think they can collect money from contractors, who think that they can kidnap contractors and threaten people, you must go after them. We can’t continue with this kid's glove. Enough is enough. Don’t allow them to kill your men before you go after them."

The governor disclosed that in the next few weeks, the state government will donate more operational vehicles and equipment to the C.4.I security outfit to enhance their operations. He said the state will also give five gunboats each to Nigerian Army, Nigerian Navy, and the police to tackle sea piracy.

“But let the gunboats remain within the territory of Rivers State. I am not here to buy gunboats for any other state. I am buying a gunboat for the protection of the people that do business and live in Rivers State and their property. Don’t carry our gunboat and say the Chief of Army Staff, Chief of Naval Staff, IG said to bring the gunboat to so, so place. Every state is to protect its territory. The day I hear you take our gunboats to other states, I will collect them back."

The governor assured the police personnel attached to the C.4.I unit that if they lose their lives in active service, the state government will take care of their families.

“Let me tell you what I will do for people of C.4.I. If any of you in course of this work, in course of fighting crime and criminality dies, Rivers state government will take care of your family.”

He disclosed that the state government will soon deliver the latest state-of-the-art equipment to the Department of State Services (DSS) to enhance their operational capability to track down criminals.

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Abubakar Adamu, who was represented by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, Zone 16, Austin Agbonlahor, said the re-launch of C.4.I marks a new vista in the concerted fight against criminality.

He described security provision as expensive and commended Wike for his continued support for the police.

Rivers State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Friday Eboka said the 29 operational vehicles, 200 bulletproof vests, and helmets provided by the governor will serve as a morale booster for the personnel of the C.4.I as they strive to reduce criminal activities to their barest minimum in the state.

http://saharareporters.com/2021/04/01/how-10million-armoured-helicopters-bought-rivers-state-were-diverted-fight-boko-haram-

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Guide777(m): 5:37am On Apr 02
Ok
Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by OOzz: 5:44am On Apr 02
These northerners are really leeches and parasites. They divert everything divertable even appointments.

Just imagine how southern Nigeria will be like without the burden of having to cater for these guys/leeches up north... They re really dragging us backward in all ramification.

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Pravedk: 5:44am On Apr 02
You see, this country na cruise.
A northern governor cannot buy armored helicopter to secure his state.

E go be

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by zombieHUNTER: 5:46am On Apr 02
Why won't the Gambaris dash it out to shekau..

Not like there's anything Niger delta lots can do..

Bayelsa crude belongs to Sokoto

While zamfara Gold belongs to zamfara...

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by justtoodark: 5:49am On Apr 02
egoist....
what happens up north consighn rivers state too....

when boko wins you not have only oyel bandits to fight....

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by zombieHUNTER: 5:52am On Apr 02
OOzz:
These northerners are really leeches and parasites. They divert everything divertable even appointments.

Don't blame my players.. if yours can't keep up...
It's just a game
You lose.. no worries

Southerners have the dumbest set of people in the country...

Same wike gave millions to Sokoto..
Let me not talk about the frog eyes .. he can sell his tribesmen if need be...

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by MANNABBQGRILLS: 5:52am On Apr 02
In other news.....

A good news just landed...

Terrorists, their sponsors and supporters will all meet their waterloo...... soonest!

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by letitrainnow(m): 5:52am On Apr 02
Check
Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by majamajic(m): 5:53am On Apr 02
Nigeria is gone

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Harrykn: 5:53am On Apr 02
Which pirates did this biko?
Una just dey divert everything for this country.
Please try and divert your boko boys to Niger abeg!

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by BeeBeeOoh(m): 5:53am On Apr 02
zombieHUNTER:
Why won't the Gambaris dash it out to shekau..

Not like there's anything Niger delta lots can do..

Bayelsa crude belongs to Sokoto

While zamfara Gold belongs to zamfara...
So far it's not Obigbo people that diverted it, Wike is not bothered at all..

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by KingOKON: 5:54am On Apr 02
Oh lord God in heaven, why is Buhari d president of this country, why why why why why.why why!!!....?.??

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by zolajpower: 5:54am On Apr 02
E well oo
Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by TroubleMaker47(m): 5:54am On Apr 02
Wike calm down! This is One Nigeria!

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by KingOKON: 5:56am On Apr 02
MANNABBQGRILLS:
In other news.......
.

Why is this guy very MUMU every hour of the day?
Ehn, na wetin Buhari de give dem to chop?

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Sibrah: 5:56am On Apr 02
That's bad.
Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by bcomputer101: 5:56am On Apr 02
Wike is wicked

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by MASTAkiLLAh(m): 5:57am On Apr 02
justtoodark post=100409361:
egoist....
what happens up north consighn rivers state too....

when boko wins you not have only oyel bandits to fight
...
shut up your mouth, the northern governors also collect security votes. They should buy equipments from there too instead of parasiting on those of proactive states

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by CheedyJ(m): 5:58am On Apr 02
justtoodark:
egoist....
what happens up north consighn rivers state too....

when boko wins you not have only oyel bandits to fight....
Your darkness don cover your brain

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by frankdre(m): 5:58am On Apr 02
MASTAkiLLAh:
Wike warned that the state will not hesitate to withdraw the gunboats it is about to present to the Army, Navy, and police if they are deployed for use in other states.


http://saharareporters.com/2021/04/01/how-10million-armoured-helicopters-bought-rivers-state-were-diverted-fight-boko-haram-
Northerners are religious Extremist, wicked, heartless and evil. Those Yoruba pigs like Tinubu supporting them should be stoned to death. Abeg wike, take back your flying birds and let those who use them to fight peace in Nigeria also buy helicopters to fight back. Let them kill themselves by themselves.

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by zombieHUNTER: 5:59am On Apr 02
justtoodark:
egoist....
what happens up north consighn rivers state too....
when boko wins you not have only oyel bandits to fight....

Federal government will be waiting for State resources to fight Terrorists

What really happened to the billions borrowed to fight insurgency?...

Haaa... Looted by Buhari and his fourty thieves
So much for mr integrity...
Who is on health vacation abroad while doctors are on strike in the country..

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Alejoas(f): 5:59am On Apr 02
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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by MASTAkiLLAh(m): 6:01am On Apr 02
MANNABBQGRILLS:
In other news.....

A good news just landed...

Terrorists, their sponsors and supporters will all meet their waterloo...... soonest!
Mr flying war object, don't derail this thread. But wait o, under your competent chief of air staff, a whole fighter jet got lost like fifty naira inside danfo. 48hrs later and there's still no news, the case will be swept under the carpet grin heyyyyy . Who says this Pakistani toy won't suffer the same fate ? Yeye clowns grin

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Oxb90: 6:02am On Apr 02
Your
Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by chymes0359(m): 6:02am On Apr 02
See the kind of country we are in..

The strong minded are being rules by set of weak minded people from the the north..

Just like the arse walk before the stomach.

We can never be woke in this country.

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by OOzz: 6:03am On Apr 02
MANNABBQGRILLS:
In other news.....

A good news just landed...

Terrorists, their sponsors and supporters will all meet their waterloo...... soonest!

Resident zomlipsrsealed

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by Lovethaa: 6:03am On Apr 02
This is serious..





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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by lexy2014: 6:04am On Apr 02
OOzz:
These northerners are really leeches and parasites. They divert everything divertable even appointments.

Just imagine how southern Nigeria will be like without the burden of having to cater for these guys/leeches up north... They re really dragging us backward in all ramification.

because d southern govs/leaders still eat with d devil. They have no standards or conscience. Wike spends d financial resources of Rivers State as if it's his personal money. If he was spending on his people & their welfare, there won't be any need to be buying helicopter for d airforce. It's not his job to arm d airforce

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Re: How $10 Million Helicopters Bought By Rivers State Were Diverted To North-East by iamyemiakins(m): 6:04am On Apr 02
Wike sef na northern slave, with all the gragra. Shior!

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