The Rivers State Governor, Siminalayi Fubara, has apologised to the individuals of the state over the latest political disaster within the state.
He described the disaster as “regrettable anxieties of the previous couple of days,” saying it was vital to make sacrifices for peace to reign.
Fubara said this in a press release he signed, titled, ‘Peace is priceless’, which was issued to newsmen on Saturday in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Whereas recalling the bombing of the state Home of Meeting complicated and the division amongst lawmakers, the governor defined that his go to to the Home was to evaluate the extent of harm brought on by the hearth and undertake remedial measures to guard lives and property throughout the meeting complicated.
He thanked President Bola Tinubu for his intervention which he mentioned opened a sequence of communication channels aimed toward arriving at a peaceable decision of the disaster.
The governor added that no sacrifice was an excessive amount of for him to make, saying it’s the collective duty of his predecessor, Nyesom Wike and himself, to make use of their positions to advance the progress, safety and well-being of the individuals.
The assertion reads, “My expensive good individuals of Rivers State, I contemplate it essential to situation this press assertion on the developments of the previous few days in our expensive state
“Late on Sunday, October 29, 2023, I used to be inundated with experiences that the hallowed chamber of the Rivers State Home of Meeting has been gutted by fireplace. The blaze was efficiently put out by the hearth service, after which safety businesses took management of the scenario.
“My go to to the meeting complicated on Monday, October 30, 2023, was to evaluate the extent of harm and undertake remedial measures to guard lives and property throughout the meeting complicated. I charged the safety businesses to completely examine the incident and report it to me.
“Shortly after, I bought experiences that the state Home of Meeting had damaged into two factions: one claiming to have impeached and suspended the Home Chief and three others preparatory to initiating an impeachment motion towards me, and the opposite rival faction impeaching the Speaker and Deputy Speaker, thus sparking off some type of political disaster.
“I want to thank the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Bola Tinubu, for his fatherly intervention which opened a sequence of communication channels to facilitate the well timed decision of the festering crises. I want to additionally thank our elders who’re at the moment intervening within the matter.”
Fubara continued, “Let me clearly state that my actions are aimed toward restoring peace and stability in our state. I’m a person of peace and as governor, the development of our state is my major concern.
“Consequently, no sacrifice is an excessive amount of for me to make to realize this goal. Moreover, as leaders, it’s the collective duty of the speedy previous governor and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, and my humble self, to leverage our positions and influences inside and out of doors the state to advance the progress, safety and well-being of our individuals.
“We should, subsequently, not permit circumstances that might retard all efforts at reaching greatness for our individuals to prevail.
“On our half, we’re all the time prepared and able to embrace the trail to lasting peace and tranquility with a dedication to consummating all efforts and initiatives by Mr. President and different well-meaning Nigerians, together with my brother governors and the elders.
“I guarantee the individuals of Rivers State that peace will definitely prevail and we will proceed to work collectively to advance the peace, safety and progress of our state.”
“As governor, I sincerely apologise to the great individuals of Rivers State for the regrettable anxieties of the previous couple of days, whereas thanking you all on your issues, and continued help, love, and prayers. Might God proceed to bless our expensive Rivers State,” he prayed.