Rivers State dish out N450m to 2019 election victims

126 views | Victor Gai | May 25, 2020

Gov. Nyesom Wike has on Monday, released a sum of N450 million to victims of the 2019 bloody general elections in Ijaw communities in Abonema, Akuku-Toru Local Government Area of the state.

According to The Nation, the governor, who met with the victims, deceased families and the council of chiefs at their town hall in Abonema on Monday said their bank account numbers would be credited with the amount of money due them from Wednesday.

There were indications that the families of 37 persons, who paid the supreme price, were entitled to N9m compensation each.


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