The 30m bounty placed on notorious cultist and criminal bobrisky, has yielded result. Less than 24 hours after the announcement, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has announced his capture By the Nigerian Army with the gov promising to redeem the pledge.
Speaking during a security meeting with leaders of Rumuolumeni Community at the Government House Port Harcourt, yesterday, Wike thanked the Nigerian Army for capturing the suspected cultist.
“The Army has captured Bobrisky of Gokana. I will pay the bounty that I promised to the Nigerian Army.
“Anyone who generates insecurity in Rivers State, I am ready to pay any amount to ensure the arrest of that person,” Wike vowed.
He charged the community leaders to supply information to the State Security Council on criminals in their areas for the security agencies to act frontally to reduce crime.
He described Rumuolumeni as one of the flashpoints in the state, where criminals use the waterway as a getaway point. He urged community leaders to join hands with the State Government to put an end to the activities of cult groups and insecurity in the area.
On the issue of road construction, the GOV assured the people of the area that key roads in the community would be constructed by his administration. He said by the end of the month, contractors would be mobilised to commence work on the selected road.
“Key roads in the area have been primed for construction. I urge you to have confidence in us that we will continue to develop the area,” he said.
He reiterated the banning of youth groups in the state, stating that any youth body that plan to operate, must first be profiled and duly registered
Also speaking, Commissioner of Police of Rivers State, Mustapha Dandaura, stated that almost all communities had been overrun by cultists. He said security agencies could not watch the situation degenerate.
He appreciated the Rivers State governor for donating vehicles to the security agencies to fight crime, and assured that security agencies would intensify the battle against crime to achieve results.
On his own part, Spokesman of the Rumuolumeni Community, Collins Wagbara, expressed joy that the GOV had started the process of constructing key roads in the area.
He praised the Rivers State governor for upgrading a major secondary school in the area.
Wagbara assured the Rivers State governor that the community was working with security agencies for the restoration of peace in the area.