In the hope to guarantee a violent-free and credible re-run senatorial/House of Representative elections in Rivers State, a crucial meeting was held, yesterday, between the Inspector-General of Police, Acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris and the Director-General of Department of State Services, DSS, Alhaji. Musa Daura to create a path to peace in the state before, during and after the re-run elections .
The two major players in the politics of Rivers State, Mr. Nyesom Wike, the governor of Rivers State and Minister of Transportation, Mr Chibuike Amaechi attended the meeting.
The meeting largely focused on the need to have a free and fair election in Rivers without violence which plagued previous elections in the state.
Governor Wike and Amaechi promised to be irreversibly committed to lasting peace and to play the game by the rules.
They also agreed to persuade their teaming supporters to stick to their commitment to peace and security in the state.
In addition, the two major stakeholders agreed to have another meeting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, to solidify the commitment to the peace that has been reached in the meeting.
It is hoped that this will be a roadmap that will usher a permanent and lasting peace in Rivers State.