Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers Province has commended the war machine for the success achieved in the combat against insurgency in the country.
Wike gave the commendation on Monday during a courtesy see by the Principal of Air Staff, Air Marshall Isiaka Amao, at Authorities House, Port Harcourt.
The governor told Amao that he doesn’t demand to go on the television to tell Nigerians that they are secured when the war machine is winning the state of war against insurgency.
According to him, Nigerians will know from the surroundings that there are a lot of changes going on.
He famous that greater success in winning the state of war against Boko Haram and bandits could be achieved by deploying to a greater extent war machine strategies, which is superior than media publicity.
“When you are winning a state of war, the people will sense it. When people are secured, you don’t demand to go to television to tell them that they are secured.
“They will know from the surroundings that there are a lot of changes going on and that is the way Nigerians believe that, yes, we are winning the state of war against insurgency,” he said.
Wike pointed out that the prevailing peace in Rivers Province was achieved because of the existing cooperation betwixt all the heads of security with the province regime.
According to him, Rivers people are comfortable and sense safe in their communities, and they can go in relation to their normal business without undue molestation from outlaws.
He also assured the Nigerian Air Strength of continuing the existing cordial human relationship betwixt it and the province regime that started from the administration of Dr. Peter Odili.
Wike also called on members of the war machine task forcefulness deployed to arrest illegal oil bunkers to regain a superior and environmentally friendly way to destroy bunkering sites in the Province.
He said it is time the Nigerian Province considers the harm caused by the activities of rough oil thieves to the economical mainstream of the country and care for them as treasonable offenders.
Wike famous that it is not only the wastage of the economic system that is witnessed but the degradation that the surroundings also suffers as a resultant of that which impacts negatively on rural communities in Rivers Province in specific.
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