Tension as Rivers LG halts swearing-in of APGA councillor-elect

Chief of Staff, Government House, Port Harcourt, Mr. Tony Okocha and the Caretaker Commitee Chairman, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area, Mr. Dike Chikodi, were among those barred by policemen, weekend,  from entering Obio/Akpor council.

Mr. Okocha, who made this known to newsmen, said they were in the council in the spirit of the environmental sanitation exercise in the state on Saturday, but were stopped from entering the council by security operatives, who said they allegedly acted on the orders of the state Commissioner of Police, Mr. Mbu Mbu. …(read more)