In a shocking turn of events, Rivers State Governor Sir Siminalayi Fubara narrowly escaped an assassination attempt by what he described as “compromised police officers.” The incident occurred when the Governor visited the State House of Assembly complex, which had recently been bombed by unidentified hoodlums. Addressing a crowd of thousands at the Government House gate on Monday, Governor Fubara condemned the attack on the assembly and the subsequent attempt to impeach him by 24 state lawmakers.
Governor Fubara, visibly shaken but resolute, revealed the details of the harrowing incident. He stated that the compromised police officers fired live bullets at him with the intention of killing. This shocking revelation has sent shockwaves across the state, prompting widespread condemnation and demands for immediate action.
Despite the attempt on his life and the impeachment threats, Governor Fubara remained undeterred. He boldly challenged the lawmakers behind the impeachment process to justify their actions. In a defiant tone, he declared the attempt to impeach him as null and void, emphasizing that such actions were illegal and lacked proper justification.
Governor Fubara’s unwavering confidence in the face of adversity was evident as he addressed the gathered crowd. He expressed gratitude to the people of Rivers State for their unwavering support, stating, “I can go home and sleep. Let me assure Rivers people that we will continue to defend them, protect you people, and ensure that they will enjoy the dividends of democracy.”
The Governor vehemently rejected any involvement in the destruction of the State House of Assembly complex, highlighting his peaceful nature and commitment to the well-being of the state. He passionately condemned the burning of sections of the assembly building, emphasizing that it was a misuse of taxpayer money and an attack on the democratic principles that the state stands for.
Governor Fubara’s call for the lawmakers to explain their actions resonated strongly with the public. The citizens of Rivers State are demanding transparency and accountability from their elected representatives. They want answers and assurance that their leaders are working in their best interests, not engaging in political maneuvers that jeopardize the stability of the state.
The incident has raised concerns about the security situation in Rivers State, with many citizens questioning the integrity of law enforcement agencies. The compromised police officers involved in the attempted assassination have sparked outrage, leading to calls for a thorough investigation and accountability measures to be taken against those responsible.
As the people of Rivers State await further developments, one thing remains clear: Governor Fubara’s bravery in the face of danger has inspired the citizens to stand united against any attempts to destabilize their state. The coming days will undoubtedly be crucial, as the truth behind the assassination attempt and the impeachment proceedings is unveiled. The nation watches, holding its breath, as the story continues to unfold. Stay tuned for further updates on this developing situation.
Assassination Attempt on Rivers State Governor Fubara Foiled