According to Vanguard News, Governor Nyesom Wike alleged that he escaped assassination attempt Saturday as soldiers and men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, SARS, allegedly on the convoy of the Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon. Chibuike Amaechi attacked Wike’s convoy in Port Harcourt, Rivers state.
A statement by the governor’s media aide, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu, said the ugly incident happened at Nwanja junction, Trans Amadi road when the governor was inspecting ongoing road construction job in the area. The statement said that the convoy allegedly hit the governor’s out rider and the Policemen in the Pilot car attacked. Governor Nyesom Wike according to the statement was not hurt, he continued with his inspection of the road project after the incident.