– Gov. Nyesom Wike has given Andoni Local Government Area 72 hours to release three kidnapped expatriates
– The Kidnapped expatriates are workers of Raffoul Nigeria Limited, who are constructing a road in the area
A latest report has made it known that the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has given the Leaders and Chiefs of Andoni Local Government Area 72 hours ultimatum to work on the release of three kidnapped expatriates in the area.
The report made it known that the three kidnapped expatriates are workers of Raffoul Nigeria Limited working on the construction of Unity Road in the Andoni Local Government Area.
Gov. Nyesom Wike in his statement declared that failure to ensure the release of the three kidnapped expatriates, his administration will formally withdraw the recognition of all Government Recognised Chiefs in the Local Govt Area and cancel the Andoni aspect of the Unity Road construction.
He also warn other communities against such act as the same sanction would be passed on them.
The satement released by Rivers State Government read, “Governor Wike has given the chiefs lland leaders of Andoni Local Government Area, a 72-Hour ultimatum to ensure the immediate release of three kidnapped expatriates of Raffoul Nigeria Limited who are involved in the construction of the Unity Road in the area.
Failure to secure the release of the three expatriates kidnapped by Andoni youths at the expiration of the ultimatum, he will formally withdraw the recognition of all Government Recognised Chiefs in the Local Govt Area and cancel the Andoni aspect of the Unity Road project.
Other communities across the State must take measures to protect contractors and workers executing projects for them. The same sanctions will be meted out to other communities where Chiefs and leaders allow project contractors to be kidnapped by community youths.