Gov. Wike collects staff of office and dethrones top monarch in Rivers
Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has collected Certificate of Recognition and staff of office from His Royal Majesty, Chief Frank Noryaa, Gbenemene Baabe.
The development was made public yesterday in a statement issued by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Governor on Electronic Media.
According to the statement, his title was collected following his involvement in cult-related activities within his kingdom.
“The traditional ruler was also indicted for harbouring cultists, leading to insecurity in the area,” he said.
The statement quoted Governor Wike as saying his “administration remained committed to the promotion of peace and security across the state.”
He further warned other traditional rulers against promoting insecurity or issues of the Same. Adding that if found guilty, such will face the full weight of the law